Following the fall of Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq, at the hands of the ISIS, the militants started forcing women to a accept temporary marriage or sexual jihad (jihad al-nikah), under the pretext of implementing the Sharia, and the women face severe punishments if they refuse to submit.
A Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) official from Mosul, Said Mamuzini, said that life is too hard for the women in Mosul due to the ISIS strict rules imposed on them. ISIS began selecting women of Mosul and forced them into marrying its militants calling it temporary marriage or sexual jihad (jihad al-nikah) since it has taken control over Mosul, and the women who refused to submit to this practice would be executed.
“At least 250 girls have so far been executed by IS for refusing to accept the practice of sexual jihad, and sometimes the families of the girls were also executed for rejecting to submit to IS’s request” he said.
Ghayas Surchi, a PUK official from Mosul revealed that human rights are being widely violated in all IS-held territories, particularly the womens’ rights as they’re seen as commodities and they have no choice in choosing their spouses.
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SOURCE: ABNA 24