‘We Need People to Stand for Us’ — The Yazidis Escaping Sexual Slavery in the Islamic State
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At 17 years old, ‘Adira’ has already tried to take her own life. A Yazidi teenager kidnapped by the Islamic State as it swept through northern Iraq last summer, herding thousands of members of the minority group into a brutal enslavement, she spent the first few days of her captivity locked in a room with several other girls, sobbing with fear and desperately trying to evade their fate.