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How ISIS Uses Rape and Sexual Slavery as a Recruiting Tool and a Business

Horrifying reports continue to pile up about the ways in which the Islamic State is using the rape and sexual slavery of Yazidi women as a tool of war. A new report in the New York Times makes it clear that it’s also become an attractive recruiting tool, a draw for men from conservative Muslim societies where casual… » 8/13/15 9:55am 8/13/15 9:55am

U.N. Official: ISIS is 'Institutionalizing Sexual Violence'

Zainab Bangura, a U.N. special representative, recently concluded a tour of refugee camps that house refugees largely from Syria and Iraq - countries where the Islamic State hold a large amount of territory. The Washington Post reports that she recounted the stories of sexual violence, rape and abuse to Middle East… » 5/24/15 12:15pm 5/24/15 12:15pm

Right-Wing Blogger: Kayla Mueller Was a 'Bitch' Who Deserved to Die

On Tuesday, the White House confirmed that Kayla Jean Mueller, a 26-year-old American woman kidnapped outside a Syrian hospital in 2013, died while being held captive by ISIS. According to media reports, her parents have been provided with at least three photographs of her corpse. So now, naturally, is the time for… » 2/11/15 4:00pm 2/11/15 4:00pm

ISIS Using Rape, Torture and Sexual Slavery Against Women and Girls 

Terrorist group du jour and demonic pieces of shit ISIS — also known as ISIL and the Islamic State — have had a busy year, beheading journalists and aid workers and terrorizing large portions of Iraq and Syria. The group is also systematically raping, torturing and enslaving hundreds of women and girls, a new report… » 12/23/14 4:00pm 12/23/14 4:00pm

​Female Iraqi Lawyer Kidnapped and Publicly Executed by ISIS

The UN human rights commissioner has reported that on Monday, Sameera Salih Ali al-Nuaimy, a lawyer known for working to advance women's rights was taken from her home by members of the Islamic State, convicted of apostasy by a "so-called court," tortured, and publicly murdered after criticizing the extremists on… » 9/28/14 12:45pm 9/28/14 12:45pm

​Islamic State Is Selling Yazidi Women as "Brides" to Fighters

Earlier this month, fighters of the Islamic State (IS) kidnapped around 300 women as part of their siege on the Yazidi community. Now the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights is claiming to have confirmed that at least 27 Yazidi women have been sold to the jihadist fighters for around $1000 each. Everything continues… » 8/31/14 4:20pm 8/31/14 4:20pm