BAGHDAD – Hundreds of women from the Yazidi religious minority have been taken captive by Sunni militants with "vicious plans," an Iraqi official said Friday, further underscoring the dire plight of Iraq's minorities at the hands of the Islamic State group.
Yazidi Women Fleeing Islamic State
Kamil Amin, the spokesman for Iraq's Human Rights Ministry, said hundreds of Yazidi women below the age of 35 are being held in schools in Iraq's second largest city, Mosul. He said the ministry learned of the captives from their families.
"We think that the terrorists by now consider them slaves and they have vicious plans for them," Amin told The Associated Press. "We think that these women are going to be used in demeaning ways by those terrorists to satisfy their animalistic urges in a way that contradicts all the human and Islamic values."
The U.S. has confirmed that the Islamic State group has kidnapped and imprisoned Yazidi women so that they can be sold or married off to extremist fighters, said a U.S. official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the information came from classified intelligence reports. There was no solid estimate of the number of women victimized, the official said. (Continue Reading.)
Friday, August 8, 2014
Islamic State (ISIS) Takes Hundreds of Yazidi Women Captive as Sex Slaves
Muhammad allowed his followers to take women captive as sex slaves (click here for sources). Yet the world is shocked when the Islamic State (ISIS) follows Muhammad's teachings by taking women captive as sex slaves. Will the media ever realize that some Muslims actually take Muhammad's teachings seriously, and that we therefore need to examine Muhammad's teachings?