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#YazidiGenocide survivors:IS members have prayed before and after raping Yezidis women.

Islamic state:the rape of kuffar women is encouraged by the Quran.

ISIS says: very clearly that rape of kuffar women was a practice that was current during the days of the Prophet Muhammad.
Fighters from Islamic State have enshrined a theology of rape. A deeply disturbing report in New York Times describes an entrenched system in which ISIS not only glorifies sexual slavery, but claims that the rape of women is encouraged by the Quran.
The journalist talked to 21 #Yezidi Genocide survivors.
She wrote about what they told, they say that rape is being used not just as weapon of war, but also as a key part of the fighters' faith.
What we've seen in conflict in the past is that rape is often used as a weapon of war
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#Yezidi Survivor: IS killed her husband,3 sons & 21 relatives.
She is unwilling to forget names of 17 IS who enslaved her.
She ran with her child,but IS supporters returned her to IS.
IS gave her 150 lashes with a cable,gave her electric shocks, then they dragged her behind a car
She has written the names of 17 ISIS fighters who bought and sold her.
Abu Ibrahim Ansari (ph), Abu Omar (ph), Omar Amari Nezdi (ph), Abu Hamad al Ansari (ph)...
Sughaid al Libi (ph), Abu Bara al Saruti (ph), Abu Hata al Saruti (ph)...
She matter-of-factly reads names men were known by-for most, their first names & where they were from.
men who enslaved her were mostly Syrians,Libyans & Saudis.When 1 of her last remaining relatives raised money 2 buy her back a year-and-a-half ago,she dictated the names to him
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