Yezidi Girls Described Sysetmatic Rape By ISIS Forces

April 16, 2015 8:35 PM

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Yezidi Girls Described Sysetmatic Rape By ISIS Forces

As they destroy antiquities and capture cities, ISIS fighters have also been engaged in a systematic campaign of rape and sexual violence against Yezidi women and girls in Iraq and Syria, according to a Human Rights Watch report released Wednesday.

According to the report, the widespread rape of girls and women from the Yezidi Christian minority group—is part of a organized system of abuse that includes slavery, forced marriage, and giving girls as “gifts” to different men. According to a recent UN report, about 3,000 people are currently in I...

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