Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Yazidi Teen Who Escaped from ISIS Captivity Recounts Her Harrowing Experiences
Interviewed on the German Deutsche Welle TV, a Yazidi teenager recounted how she and her family had been captured when ISIS attacked her village near Sinjar, Iraq.
Pervin - not her real name - who was 15 years old at the time, said that the men, including her father, had been killed by ISIS and that over 5,000 Yazidi girls had been housed together in Mosul, where they had been beaten and sold into slavery.
Girls as young as nine years old were raped, she said. Pervin, who tried to kill herself four times, eventually escaped, with the help of other Yazidis.
The interview aired on March 22.
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