The new arrival is Gazal, a 22-year-old Yazidi who has spent the last 27 months of her life as an ISIS sex slave. “Our father and brother, Gazal’s husband, were taken by ISIS at the same time we all were,” When initially snatched, Gazal was with her then 6-month-old son, Bakhtyar, and 5-year-old daughter Darin.
DOHUK, Iraq – A dusty Land Cruiser bounces down a pale, tent-lined lane at the back of a remote displacement camp, stopping near a small circle of women and children.
A fragile, young woman with a toddler in her arms climbs out of the vehicle and is enveloped by the waiting throng. A bittersweet commotion follows, with weeping, hugs and cries of confusion from young children.
The new arrival is Gazal, a 22-year-old Yazidi who has spent the last 27 months of her life as an ISIS sex slave. But on Thursday, she…