Tag Archives: Rape

Hope they kill us, not rape: Former IS sex slave’s sombre return to Iraq village

A prominent Yazidi activist held as a sex slave by Islamic State militants returned to her home village in Iraq on Thursday where she was captured three years ago, pleading for international help to free other Yazidi women still held prisoner. Nadia Murad, 24, was one of about 7,000 women and girls captured in northwest Iraq in August… Read More »

Rodrigo Duterte, Philippines’ ‘Trump,’ Runs on Rape Jokes, Violent Promises

A presidential candidate who quips about wishing he’d been first to rape a murder victim can’t usually expect to have a good shot at winning the election. This is no usual year in politics. Rodrigo Duterte, who has been likened to Donald Trump for his brash manner, is running ahead of his four opponents in the Philippines in… Read More »