The Islamic State burned 19 Yazidi women to death in iron cages before hundreds of spectators in Iraq last week in punishment for refusing sex to their jihadi captors.
Other Yazidi and non-Muslim women living under ISIS have not been able to escape; they are hoping we will rescue them.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said that the Islamic State is committing genocide against religious minorities.
While Christians in Iraq and Syria face the threat of extinction at the hands of the Islamic State terror group, the U.S. State Department remains silent on the prospect of publicly designating the atrocities against Christians and other Mideast religious minorities as “genocide.”
A renowned singer has recruited 123 Yazidi women to form an all-female fighting unit in order to fight back against ISIS.
A Canadian Jewish businessman inspired by the work of Oskar Schindler during the Holocaust has rescued more than 120 Iraqi Christian and Yazidi girls from ISIS.
According to Kurdish media network Rudaw, seventeen-year-old “Suzan,” a Kurdish Yezidi girl was kidnapped, gang-raped, enslaved, and impregnated by ISIS warriors.
Organizations representing religious minorities in the Middle East are calling on the UN to take tangible steps to save vulnerable groups persecuted by ISIS.
Story after terrible story keep emerging from the Middle East about the terrible treatment of women at the hands of ISIS.
Every evening, silence reigns in the Khanke refugee camp near the Kurdish city of Dohuk in northern Iraq. Winter has already arrived, bringing with it rain, mud, and cold.