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`Once we rape you, you will be Muslim', ISIS tells Yazidi girls
Lawyer and humanitarian, Jacqueline Isaac says, "The Islamic State wants to torture and destroy the Yazidi people, wipe `them off the face of the Earth," while trying to explain how jihadists try to forcibly convert Yazidi girls to Islam, and if they refuse, they tell them it is pointless because once they rape them, which they do, they will become Muslim.

Isaac in her testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in May 2015, had said, "It is a philosophy to destroy them and to torture them."

However, this testimony of hers was not covered by major US news networks like ABC, CBS and NBC.

Isaac said, "With the girls particularly that I met, they in one night – because they felt safe in Sinjar town in Iraq – one night ISIS came and took all of these girls. They told them first, they gave them an option: Will you become a Muslim? Will you convert to Islam? Many of them said 'no.'"

And they told them, 'You are going to be Muslim regardless because we are going to sleep with you,'" said Isaac. "And the moment we do that, once we rape you, you will be Muslim.'"

Isaac who is the vice-president of the humanitarian group Roads of Success, travelled to Syria and Iraq and met many victims of the Islamic State, in particular the Yazidi women and girls who had been forced into sex slavery by ISIS, who later managed to escape.

Isaac continued, "Today, it starts with the Yazidis. Tomorrow, it's going to be not only the Christians but every woman that doesn't fit into their philosophy. We need to stop the menace that's going on there. We need to stop it at its route. This is the nerve center. Right now, all the crazies from all over the world are coming to this center point, to this nerve center. If we can cut the snake at its head, we can defuse them."

Their sex trafficking is systematic and it will continue," she further said.

The Islamic State has been constantly targetting the Yazidi women and pushing them into sex slavery. The Yazidis are an ethnically Kurdish religious community indigenous to Mesopotamia. They are strictly endogamous and their women prefer to marry within their own community.

The ISIS had taken the Yazidi region in northern Iraq under their control in August 2014. It is estimated that they have since taken in almost 3,000 Yazidi women as sex slaves. Those who refuse to marry Islamic State terrorists or refuse to have sex with them are brutally killed in public view. In June this year, ISIS had burned 17 Yazidi women alive after putting them in cages in front of a large crowd after they refused to become sex slaves.

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