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With ash on their faces : Yezidi women and the Islamic State
With ash on their faces : Yezidi women and the Islamic State
Otten, Cathy2017
Articles
ISIS's genocidal attack on the Yezidi population of northern Iraq in the summer of 2014 brought the world's attention tofollowers of a faith with a long history of pesecution. Large numbers of men were executed while thousands of Yezidi women were taken to the Islamic state to be sold as chattel for ISIS fighters. Based on extensive interviews with survivors and those who smuggled them to safety, this book presents a unique and profoundly moving account of the privations and resistance of those enslaved by a monstrous regime.
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Imprint:
London : OR Books, 2017
Collation:
237 pages : maps
ISBN:
194486945X
Dewey class:
956.700491597956.700491
Language:
English
BRN:
2644203
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