Faten, a young Yazidi woman, was a prisoner of ISIS in Iraq for 100 days – until she escaped. The 25-year-old was repeatedly raped, beaten and abused by her captors and the traumatic experiences of her captivity continue to haunt her.
Human Rights Watch has interviewed dozens of "jihadi" brides at detention camps in Syria who want to return home, including at least 15 Germans. Several countries called for ex-IS members to be tried in Iraq and Syria.
A German priest has been sent to a psychiatric institution after pleading guilty to a string of child abuse offenses. He was previously defrocked by the Catholic Church but kept abusing with the help of false documents.
Children have been among those worst hit by "Islamic State" occupation and the battle to liberate Mosul. They suffer malnutrition for lack of food, and toxic stress from the violence they witnessed, Judit Neurink reports
Child abuse was far more taboo in the former GDR than in the West, an abuse committee has found. There was no counseling for victims because, in the state's eyes, child abuse did not officially exist.
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