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As the militants with the al-Qaeda-inspired Islamic State surged into the area from surrounding Arab villages two weeks ago, snaring those who had not managed to flee, they showed a marked interest in detaining women, notably the youngest and prettiest, according to witnesses, relatives and in some instances the women themselves.
Women were separated from men, then younger women were separated from older ones and most were shunted off in buses or trucks.
Once in custody, the women are presented with a bleak choice.
Those who convert to Islam can be promised a good life, with a house of their own and — implicitly — a Muslim husband, because the extreme interpretation of Islam promoted by the Islamic State does not permit women to live alone. (Continue Reading.)
Monday, August 18, 2014
Islamic State (ISIS) Singling Out "Youngest and Prettiest" Captives
According to Islam's most trusted sources, Muhammad allowed his followers to rape their female captives. Muhammad, of course, would take the most beautiful captives to his own tent. Yet when Islamic State jihadists imitate their prophet (as the Qur'an commands in 33:21), the media calls it an "extreme interpretation of Islam."