ISIS Sex Slave Survivor: ‘What They Are Doing to Women Is More Difficult Than Death’

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By Stoyan Zaimov , Christian Post Reporter
Nadia Murad Basee, a 21-year-old Iraqi woman of the Yazidi faith, speaks to members of the Security Council during a meeting at the United Nations headquarters in New York, December 16, 2015.
A 21-year-old Iraqi woman whose family was massacred by the Islamic State terror group while she was kept as a sex slave before managing to escape, has testified about the horrific torture and abuse militants are inflicting on women and young girls.

Nadia Murad shared her story during a visit to London, where she revealed how IS fighters killed six of her brothers and her mother in Northern Iraq, according to The Mirror on Sunday. Murad herself was taken in as a sex slave, one of close to 5,000 Yazidi girls and women the terror group has kidnapped.

The sex slave survivor said that some of the things Islamic radicals are making women go through are “more difficult than death.”

“A year and a half has passed and the genocide against the Yazidis is continuous. We die every day because we see the world silent in the face of our plight,” she said.

“My mother saw them killing my brothers and then they took my mother and killed her. I was already orphaned as I didn’t have a father, all I had in the war was my mother,” Murad continued.



(Photo: Reuters/Denis Balibouse)

Women hold a banner during a demonstration marking the first anniversary of Islamic State’s surge on Yazidis of the town of Sinjar, in front of the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, August 3,