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ISIS documents reveal systematic enslavement of Ezidi women by Nadia Riva (Kurdistan 24)

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Mar. 25, 2018

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – Documents allegedly recovered from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria reveals the systematic and institutionalized mass enslavement of Yezidi (Ezidi) women.

Over 5,000 documents were reportedly obtained by Al-Aan TV in Syria’s town of Tabqa, in Raqqa Province, which was liberated by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in 2017. The recovered papers indicate that the enslavement of Ezidi women was encouraged by the militant organization.

Monthly benefits were awarded to IS militants based on the number of slaves they held

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