Their number today is unknown. In the images obtained by AP, many of the women and girls are dressed in finery, some in heavy makeup. Lamiya was abducted from the village of Kocho, near the town of Sinjar, in the summer of Egyptian court bans 'virginity tests' The activist showed AP the negotiations for the captives in encrypted conversations as they were occurring in real time.
Like the Bible, some passages of the Quran implicitly condone slavery, which was widespread when the holy book emerged.
Teen offers virginity for money
There are also questions about whether her offer to auction off her virginity is just a ploy to attract media attention that could lead to lucrative deals. When the bomb-maker grew bored with her, she was handed over to an IS doctor in Hawija, a small IS-controlled Iraqi town. Baghdad suicide bombing death toll rises to About a month ago, she said she used a friend's YouTube account to post the video of her offer, which she said got 3, hits on the first day. The smuggling networks that have freed the captives are being targeted by IS leaders, who are fighting to keep the Yazidis at nearly any cost, said Andrew Slater of the non-profit group Yazda, which helps document crimes against the community and organizes refuge for those who have fled.