We feel forgotten, say Yazidis battling sex slavery

Iraqi women. UN File Photo/Rick Bajornas

Thousands of members of the Yazidi community, which the terrorist group ISIL regards as apostates, were captured and sold into slavery last year.

A briefing at UN headquarters on ISIL and its impact on women in Iraq heard testimony from one young victim who had been sold into slavery and then raped.

Matthew Wells reports.

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