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Islamic State holds 400 Yezidi, Shi’ite women captive in Iraq’s Tel Afar

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Yazidi children. Defend International and its supporters provided humanitarian aid to Yazidi refugees in Kurdistan region, Iraq

Yazidi children. Defend International and its supporters provided humanitarian aid to Yazidi refugees in Kurdistan region, Iraq. Photo: Defend International.


PanARMENIAN.Net – Islamic State (IS) militants are keeping nearly 400 women captives from the Kurdish Yezidi and Shi’ite Muslim communities in Tel Afar, said a member of the Iraqi parliament, according to BasNews.

MP Nahla Hababi, a representative of Iraqi Turkmens, told BasNews on Wednesday, November 2 that the woman captives are subjected to a serious threat as the Iraqi forces are pushing deeper into IS-held areas.

Full story: panarmenian.net


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