Slavery: A Field of Black Veils

The forced brides of ISIS live horrible lives, and thus try to escape. Some make it.

As they do, they leave behind their black veils: a symbol of their forced captivity.

There are two common types of Muslim coverings: the hijab and the niqab. The latter is typically black, but does appear in other colors. Usually, the niqab covers a woman’s full body from head to feet, and only the eyes stay visible. In some cases, even the eyes disappear behind a translucent strip of cloth.

The hijab is much less conservative. It cover only the woman’s hair and neck. It also tends to come in a variety of colors and patterns. When referring to the Muslim “veil,” most people mean the hijab, which is also the word used in one of the main verses of the Qu’ran to justify the practice.

According to Front Page,

The new UN report states that, “The number of people currently being held in slavery by ISIL numbers approximately 3,500. Those being held are predominantly women and children and come primarily from the Yezidi community, but a number are also from other ethnic and religious minority communities.”

That means non-Muslims. For the most part this is about rape since the majority of slaves are women and children, not young men. ISIS has been known to murder elderly non-Muslim women.

Over the past year, Islamic State forces have kidnapped thousands of young Yazidi women to use as sex slaves. Now we know what happened to those not deemed ‘attractive enough’ for them.

Younger women from the town were taken into sexual slavery, but the older ones were led behind away before gunfire was heard a short while later.

This video is powerful in its simplicity. For those on the Left who believe the threat of Islam is not real, take heed.


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