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Video: Escaped captives of Islamic State speak out to human rights group


Hundreds of men, women and children of the Yazidi faith in Iraq and Syria have been captured by the Islamic State and killed or forced to convert to Islam, according to reports. A series of video interviews with members of the Yazidi community who survived or escaped IS incursions were published by Human Rights Watch on October 11. The video features interviews with Yazidi girls, remaining anonymous, who recount their experiences as forced brides of IS fighters, and attest that young boys were separated from their families in order to undertake IS-administered training in religion and warfare. Credit: YouTube/ HRW

 

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