Teenage girls abducted by Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets "for as little as a pack of cigarettes," the UN envoy on sexual violence has said. Zainab Bangura visited Iraq and Syria in April and has since been working on an action plan to address the horrific sexual violence against an estimated 3, to 5, girls enslaved by the militant group. Abducting girls has become a key part of the IS strategy to recruit foreign fighters, who have been traveling to Iraq and Syria in record numbers over the past 18 months.
Iraqi youth who came of age during the post turmoil share a sense of hopelessness and disempowerment. Across the political spectrum, they feel trapped: join a protest movement or militia, or emigrate. Beset by political dysfunction, endemic corruption and a jihadist threat, Iraq is squandering its greatest asset: its youth.
Arab outrage flashed across the Middle East on Friday as TV stations showed graphic images of naked Iraqi prisoners being humiliated by smiling U. The photographs, shown on Dubai-based Al Arabiya and Qatar-based Al Jazeera, included pictures of prisoners naked except for the hoods that covered their heads. The Arab TV stations led news bulletins with the photos of hooded prisoners piled on top of each other in a human pyramid and simulating sex acts, with their genitals blurred.
Azzawi is part of a secret sisterhood: her mother is one of three women inside Abu Ghraib, the notorious prison where US soldiers took smiling snapshots of themselves sadistically humiliating Iraqis. That's why some anonymous ill-wisher slipped a newspaper with the rape photos on the front page under her front door. The pictures in the paper are fakes, bad copies lifted from a porn website and now ricocheting around the Internet. But in Iraq, where the photos circulate on floppy discs and CDs and splash across newspapers and TV screens, most people believe them.
Amal Alyassiri is a mom of three from Iowa; she is also a Muslim American woman who spent her formative years as an Iraqi refugee before coming to America at age Amal Alyassiri is a mom of three from Iowa. She is also a Muslim American woman who spent her formative years as an Iraqi refugee before coming to America at age
Those Arab lesbians are my girlfriends. Check out how dark skinned Iraqi lesbies hump on each other in bed an kiss their jiggly boobies. Humping fun with my cute lesbian Iraqi girls on private tape.
Corey Flintoff. Farah al-Jaberi holds her protest sign outside the Green Zone checkpoint that leads to Iraq's parliament. Her sign says, "From the American to the [female] Parliament employee — either no clothes, or the American prisons.
Female genital mutilation FGMalso known as female genital cutting and female circumcision[a] is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. Typically carried out by a traditional circumciser using a blade, FGM is conducted from days after birth to puberty and beyond. In half the countries for which national figures are available, most girls are cut before the age of five.
Nudity is sometimes used as a tactic during a protest to attract public attention to a causeand sometimes promotion of public nudity is itself the objective of a nude protest. The tactic has been used by other groups later in the century, especially after the s. Like public nudity in general, cultural and legal acceptance of nudity as a tactic in protest also varies around the world.