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Syria Region Defies ISIS, Issues Women's Rights Decree
Society & Culture  (tags: women's rights, Syria, ISIS, Kurds, Christians, religion, Yazidis )

Beatrice
- 1649 days ago - english.alarabiya.net
Officials in a predominantly Kurdish province of northeastern Syria have issued a women's rights decree, monitors said on Sunday, in an apparent rebuke to the hardline views of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgents who have advanced in the
Yazidi Girl Tells of Horrific Ordeal as Isil Sex Slave
Society & Culture  (tags: Yazidis, religion, sex slaves, ISIS terrorists, ISIL, extremists )

Beatrice
- 1714 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A young woman from the Yazidi religious minority captured by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil) has described the horror of being kept as a sex slave by the extremist group. The 17 year-old said she was one of a group of about 40 Yazidi
20,000 Iraqis Besieged By Isis Escape From Mountain After US Air Strikes
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, jihadists, Iraqis, Yazidis, refugees, Mount Sinjar )

Beatrice
- 1742 days ago - theguardian.com
At least 20,000 Iraqi civilians who were besieged by jihadists on a mountain have managed to flee after US air raids on Islamic State (Isis) forces, officials have said
   

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