When the so-called Islamic State swept into Iraq, the jihadists captured thousands of women, most of them Yazidis. They were sold, raped and humiliated. A new UN project tries to help the survivors.
What will happen to the thousands of IS members who surrendered in the final phase of the battle in Syria? Neighboring Iraq might try them but the country suffers from overcrowded prisons and overworked courts.
"Islamic State" is fighting its endgame with Yazidis waiting anxiously. Angered by Iraqi government silence following reports that IS killed 50 of their women, they are pushing for real action to find 3,000 of their own.
Iraqi President Barham Salih has said his country will prosecute French IS fighters handed over by Syrian Kurdish forces. Western countries have been facing growing pressure to take back citizens captured in the region.
Germany is taking in fewer and fewer Yazidi refugees, according to a German newspaper report. The religious minority was terrorized by the "Islamic State" during the militant group's campaign in Iraq and Syria.
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