Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect who fled the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, wait for aid at an abandoned building that they are using as their main residence, outside the city of Dohuk (REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal).

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Satan’s Slaves: Why ISIS Wants to Enslave a Religious Minority in Iraq

October 14, 2014, William McCants

As Islamic State fighters continue to overrun villages in Iraq, William McCants explores their apocalyptic justification for enslaving Yazidi women through their own misogynistic interpretation of Shari’a law.

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