Following in the “Prophet’s” footsteps.
Hundreds of Yazidi women and children who were taken hostage by the brutal regime were released this week after more than eight months in captivity.
But volunteers in huge make-shift refugee camps have given a distressing account of trauma and abuse at the hand of the jihadist group, which continues to wage a bloody war across the region.
Charity workers said one nine-year-old girl, who was left pregnant after being raped by at least 10 different men, was so young and weak she was likely to die during childbirth.
“Even a caesarean section is dangerous,” Yousif Daoud, a Canadian-based aid worker who recently returned from the region, said.
“The abuse she has suffered left her mentally and physically traumatised.”