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Missing Yazidi women and children hiding in plain sight

Mediha felt like the “Islamic State” had stripped her of her identity

While the “Islamic State” (IS) has lost most of its cities in Iraq and Syria, thousands of Yazidis it kidnapped are still missing. Activists say some are being hidden within IS families. Judit Neurink reports from Irbil.

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20.11.2017 | 14:47

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What attracts Japanese women to ‘Islamic State’?

A model presents a creation by designer Lynn Siregar from her brand Weddingku Gallery during Tokyo Modest Fashion Show, Muslim fashion show, at Halal Expo Japan in Tokyo, Japan, November 22, 2016.

Reports from Iraq suggest that as many as five Japanese are among those detained after the fall of an “Islamic State” stronghold near Mosul. Why did they leave safe and peaceful Japan to live in a war zone?

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14.09.2017 | 14:03

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Women in the News

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© DW/S. Cousins

Violence and destruction are the only things the Yazidis ever experienced in ISIS captivity. Now more stories have been revealed and some tell of unbelievable brutalities toward women. But now Yazidi women decide to take action against ISIS and form Sun Brigade, an all-women unit of the Peshmerga, the Kurdish armed Forces. Read more here, and other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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15.10.2015 | 23:01

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Women in the News

© Reuters/Rasheed

© Reuters/Rasheed

“What ISIS did to you, will not happen again,” said the Yazidi Patriarch to the women and children victims of ISIS taken to Germany to get help. Read more about their stories and other news about women here.

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05.10.2015 | 9:59

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Comments of the Week

© TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images

© TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images

Most of the readers’ comments refer to articles about the ISIS’s brutality against women and about child marriage. But there are also comments on articles about relationships. Check it out here!

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12.06.2015 | 13:15

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Women in the News

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Following the death of her son, a Muslim mother vowed to dedicate her life to promoting peace. Now she is doing her bit to combat Islamic State terror. Read more here, and other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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17.04.2015 | 12:35

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