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Many Yazidi ppl who survived genocide suffer from both physical & psychological trauma although some don’t apparent to b traumatized. Researchers have done a lot of studies to cover these effects on them.
This series of tweets will b about researches on Yazidi genocide survivors.
The Yezidi community continues to be targeted by ISIS. 300k vegetate in camps. 1000s of others hv bn killed are missing, or remain in captivity where they are subjected to unspeakable sexual & physical abuse.

Sex-Slavery: One Aspect of the Yezidi Genocide
brill.com/abstract/journ…
Huge numbers of men were executed; thousands upon thousands of women & children were abducted & wilfully subjected to sexual violence. The religious minority was to be eliminated and the will of the victims broken.

The #Yazidi—Religion, Culture and Trauma
scirp.org/journal/PaperI…
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#YazidiGenocide survivor: I was forced to abort two times by IS fighters in order to be used as sex slave.
It was difficult to be raped,but what more difficult is to see 9 yrs children being raped by ISIS
She was kidnapped from shingal/Iraq and sold to Raqqa/Syria
@VikasSaraswat
Her 10 yrs niece was kidnapped with her,, though she was 10 yrs she was tortured and raped.
this #YazidiGenocide survivor children were taken to Islamic school,brainwashed and ISIS used them to subdue the mother.
Her son was taken to learn how to kill people.
@TarekFatah
@POTUS
ISIS fighters enslaved #YazidiWomen and ISIS wives treated them as slaves.
This survivor Said I was enslaved and raped like all Yezidi kidnapped.
While ISIS raped Yezidi women I have heard children being tortured by raping them.
I was powerless to help them.
@MichelleRempel
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People forgot the #YazidiWomen who have been kidnapped,tortured and enslaved by ISIS,after trying to run from Islamic state they have been expropriated by Sunni families from Mosul,they have been forced to convert to Islam and the both @IraqiGovt and @Kurdistan are silent.
@POTUS
1-Many children and girls from Yezidi community lost hope to return to their families after being expropriated by Sunnis
Those Yezidi children and girls were expropriated by Sunnis like cars or property,they have changed their IDs after they tried to run from IS.
#YazidiPlight
2-The source confirmed that there are many Yezidi children and girls(women) in liberated areas,they are in captivity of Sunni families ,those Yezidis who ISIS Kidnapped since 3.8.2014 from shingal and Yezidi villages around in west Mosul,Ninwa center in north Iraq
#YazidiGenocide
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"Sometimes, I look at myself in the mirror and wonder, 'How am I still alive?'"
Yazidi mother opens up about escape from Islamic State, building a life in Canada
(1/ ) #YazidiPlight #Iraq #Canada
At 18, when she was eight months pregnant, Faeza Mejo was captured in August 2014 by members of the Islamic State terror group when she, her husband and his family tried to flee from the invaders in northern Iraq.
(2/ )#YazidiGenocide #Sinjar #Iraq
Faeza was separated from her husband and taken to a place where about 50 other young #Yazidi women and girls were held. She soon learned they were in a warehouse and they were the goods to be sold, and she would literally be marked for life.
(3/ ) #YazidiPlight #Sinjar
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