The Islamic State has begun using the encrypted Telegram app to sell off sex slaves captured in and around its territory.
“Virgin. Beautiful. 12 years old … Her price has reached $12,500 and
she will be sold soon,” read a sex slave advertisement on the popular
An activist within the Yazidi community, a religious minority ISIS accuses of devil worship, shared the advertisement
with the Associated Press. ISIS’ radical theology permits its fighters
to take non-Muslim women as captive sex slaves. Women from the Yazidi
population have been one of the largest victim populations.
The terrorist group is estimated to have around 3,000 women and girls
for sale on its sex slave market. ISIS shares databases with its
checkpoints that contain information on sex slaves in order to...
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