Islamic State Ruling Justifies the Sexual Slavery of Women

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We've heard about the capture and enslavement of women and girls by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, particularly with Yazidi women who have been able to escape and tell horrific stories of sexual violence they endured. Now a huge trove of documents captured by US Special Operations Forces is yielding insights into how the Islamic State applies its theology to regulate such sensitive issues as the abuse of women captives of war. Reuters New Agency has been sifting through these records, and today ran an exclusive on the ISIS fatwa or ruling on sex slavery. Jonathan Landay is the national security correspondent for Reuters.

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