ISIS news: Sex slave survivor tells of the murder of her family and horrific rape

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ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) survivor Nadia Murad Basee Taha appeared before the United Nations Security Council and recounted the three months that she was in captivity.

“My mother saw them killing my brothers and then they took my mother and killed her,” Taha started. She was originally a native of Sinjar, the northern Iraqi town where the group descended and the war wiped out their village. In 2014, she was included in the 5,000 Yazidi women who were held hostage by ISIS.

Unfortunately, Taha’s experience with the terrorist group did not end there as she also revealed that after murdering her family, the men took her to Mosul and raped her. Memories of her slaughtered mother and brothers were forgotten as she realized that what she and the other women were going through was “more difficult than death.”

“Imagine until now, for more than a year and a half, girls as young as nine are being rented and sold out [for sex]… Many people may think my story is difficult, but many more had more difficult than mine… At this moment, there are still 3,400 women in the hands of ISIS. All we are asking is that our women are freed,” she detailed.

Taha have been nonstop in seeking help for the people who are still being held especially in Sinjar, where she revealed that although the town was infiltrated and reclaimed by the soldiers, about 40 percent of it is still under the control of the terrorist group. She also emphasized that countries should unite to fight and ultimately banish ISIS that have murdered, raped, and displaced people by force “in the name of Islam.”

As of now, about 3,400 more women and children are still in the hands of the terrorist group and Taha hopes that the work she had put into her campaign can eventually set them free.

“When I speak I don’t speak just on my behalf, but on behalf of all the women and children affected in the war zone… About 5,800 Yazidi women and children were captured by the so-called Islamic State. They have killed many people in Iraq and Syria and displaced millions,” the 21-year-old survivor, who now resides in Germany, exclaimed.