Twisted so called Islamic State jihadis are raping Yazidi women captives on the orders of their chiefs.
It followed a decree that a yazidi slave who is raped by ten jihadis will automatically become a Muslim, even though in Islam rape and slavery are forbidden, according to some Imams.
It is believed that in Iraq around 3,500 people, mostly women and children from the Yazidi community, are currently being kept as slaves by Daesh.
The Daily Express reports:
As part of their religion, the Yazidi women worship the sun.
However, this belief has been used by the Islamic extremists to justify their enslavement and rape.
Yazidi spiritual leader Baba Sheikh said: “They took our girls, our homes and our families.”
A victim of the jihadis revealed his attacker showed her a letter saying that any captured women will become Muslim if 10 ISIS fighters rape her.
After abusing her, he passed her on to 11 of his friends, who also raped her.
The victim was told: “Anyone who doesn’t convert to Islam, we will kill the males and marry the girls. They are the spoils of war.”
In an online magazine, Dabiq, ISIS tried to justify its abuse against Yazidis.
It said: “Enslaving the families of the kuffar [unbelievers] and taking their women as concubines is a firmly established aspect of the Shariah [Islamic law] that if anyone were to deny or mock, he would be denying or mocking the verses of the Qur’an and the narrations of the Prophet.”
However, the London based Imam Ajmal Masroor, said that in Islam taking anyone as captive and killing them is completely forbidden.
According to a UN report, an estimated 3,500 people are being held as slaves in Iraq, by ISIS militants.
The report said that the abuses ‘in some instances, amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity, and possibly genocide.’
The report clarified that the majority of the victims come from the Yazidi community and are women and children.
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