The Islamic State of Iraq, a Sunni insurgent group, issued an audio statement on its Web site Thursday saying 300 insurgents have volunteered to conduct suicide operations to avenge the woman who came forward Monday.
At least 50 are from the woman's tribe, and 20 offered to marry her if she is single, the statement says.
But in Iraq, "this case is the first of its kind." The day after the Baghdad woman's allegation came to light, Maliki said the accused officers deserved to be honored. government has remained largely on the sidelines, even though many Iraqis view the Americans as the only potential impartial arbiter. Maliki's office e-mailed to reporters portions of her medical record, which showed health-care providers had documented signs of bruising on her inner thighs, groin and head. officials initially said they would issue a statement on the case but later said discussing it would violate patient privacy guidelines.
He said the government would sue her for making the claim. The document also included a handwritten note in English saying there were no signs of trauma in the patient's vagina. Khalid Mohammed Hassan, a civic activist in Tall Afar, called the rape case there "a very dangerous crime and a very ugly crime." "Such ugly practices will push the citizens to not cooperate with the security forces or the army, and they'll be afraid they'll be in the same position," he said.
She was abducted from Kocho near Sinjar, an area home to about 400,000 Yazidis, and held by ISIS in Mosul where she was repeatedly tortured and raped.
She escaped three months later, reaching a refugee camp, then making her way to Germany.
Oliver concludes with a diagnosis of our fascination with sex, violence, and death and its relationship with live news coverage and embedded reporting, which naturalizes horrific events and stymies critical reflection.
See all Product description Kelly Oliver's book is extremely informative, but also innovative and extremely suggestive.
She examines the pleasure taken in violence and the passion for death and what kind of contexts creates them.
KOCHO, Iraq (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - A prominent Yazidi activist held as a sex slave by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants returned to her home village in Iraq on Thursday (June 1) where she was captured three years ago, tearfully pleading for international help to free other Yazidi women still captive.
Nadia Murad, 24, was one of about 7,000 women and girls captured in north-west Iraq in August 2014 by the hard-line Sunni Muslim fighters who view Yazidis as devil worshippers.
Kelly Oliver reveals how the media and the George W.
(CHOICE)Women as Weapons of War is rich and fascinating and stands as an example of how philosophical analysis can enrich our political self-understanding. Khader philo SOPHIA) From the female soldiers of Abu Ghraib prison to Palestinian women suicide bombers, women and their bodies have been "powerful weapons" in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.