On holiday in Greece as a year-old, Megan Stephens fell in love. But her boyfriend turned out to be a pimp who trafficked her for six years. She tells her story to Elizabeth Day. A few weeks ago, Megan Stephens got on a bus in a bustling city centre in the north of England. A man sat across the aisle from her.
ISIS docs show rules for treatment of sex slaves | Al Arabiya English
She was in a camp for internally displaced Yazidis near Dohuk, Iraq. By Rukmini Callimachi. DOHUK, Iraq — Locked inside a room where the only furniture was a bed, the year-old learned to fear the sunset, because nightfall started the countdown to her next rape. Soon after buying her, the fighter brought the teenage girl a round box containing four strips of pills, one of them colored red.
It sheds new light on how the group is trying to reinterpret centuries-old teachings to justify the sexual slavery of women in the swaths of Syria and Iraq it controls. The fatwa was among a huge trove of documents captured by U. Reuters has reviewed some of the documents, which have not been previously published.
Classical Islamic law allowed men to have sexual intercourse with their female slaves. Many female slaves became concubines to their owners and bore their children. Others were just used for sex before being transferred. The allowance for men to use contraception with female slaves assisted in thwarting unwanted pregnancies. Early sources indicate that sexual slavery of women was viewed as both a male privilege and a privilege for the victor over the defeated.