Sign up. You are browsing in private mode. Jalia Nawaf held her youngest child against the back window of our minibus with one hand and cried loudly as we pulled out of the northern Iraqi IDP internally displaced person camp that had been her home for the past five months.
Specifically, ISIL argued that the Yazidi were idol worshipers and appealed to the shariah practice of spoils of war. The pamphlet's guidelines also allow fighters to trade slaves, including for sex, as long as they have not been impregnated by their owner. ISIL has received widespread criticism from Muslim scholars and others in the Muslim world for using part of the Qur'an to derive a ruling in isolation, rather than considering the entire Qur'an and Hadith.
An entire platoon of Navy SEAL commandos was abruptly removed from Iraq this week after commanders heard reports of serious misconduct and a breakdown of discipline in the elite unit. Officials did not release any details. But a senior Navy official with knowledge of the matter said the Navy is investigating reports that the unit, Foxtrot Platoon of SEAL Team 7, held a Fourth of July party where some members consumed alcohol against regulations, and that a senior enlisted member of the platoon had raped a female service member attached to the platoon.
The majority of abductees remain in captivity today. Those who have returned live in camps, where they struggle with stigma, and lack access to medical and psychosocial care and other basic services. Upon return from captivity, state officials refer survivors to medical examination and psychosocial services, and also to legal authorities. Problems arise, however.
During the first training on specialized and quality care for survivors of conflict-related sexual violence in July in Northern Iraq, Dr Denis Mukwege shared his experience from his work in Congo with local experts. They learned how to rehabilitate victims of sexual violence by providing a holistic approach which includes medical, psychological, legal and socio-economic support, all integrated in health services. This model of care has benefited more than 50, victims at Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo which was founded by Dr Mukwege almost 20 years ago.
The news came six weeks after a platoon within the unit was sent home from Iraq amid accusations that a female service member had been sexually assaulted. There were also reports that some SEALs had violated a general order prohibiting the use of alcohol. Special Warfare Command spokeswoman Cdr.
Ashwaq Hajji, 19, says she ran into the man in a German supermarket in February. Traumatized by the encounter, she returned to Iraq the following month. Like many other Yazidis, she was kidnapped by Daesh when the extremists seized swaths of Iraq in the summer of
Royal Military Police RMP are recommending prosecution after a year-long investigation of photographs that appear to show Iraqi prisoners in British custody being forced to engage in homosexual acts. It would be the first prosecution of British soldiers for serious crimes in Iraq. The abuse came to light when staff at a Staffordshire shop alerted the police to photographs handed in for developing by Gary Bartlam, a Fusilier, on his return from active service in Iraq.
Russian embassy in South Africa tweets message of support for candidate as investigator debunks her stance on Syria conflict. Corey Scott claims he suffocated teenager as an act of mercy because Iraqis would have tortured him. The annual award is aimed at younger journalists at the start of their careers.
Updated August 29, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has weighed in on the case of a convicted child sex offender, saying the Federal Government will "punt" him. On Tuesday, year-old Iraqi-born Mohammad Hassan Al Bayati was sentenced for the sexual assault of a three-year-old girl in December He was working as a security guard at the Homebush DFO shopping centre in western Sydney, when he took the girl away from the centre's playground while her mother was Christmas shopping.