A Christian woman who was kidnapped by the Islamic State terror group in 2014, and was raped and sold as a sex slave, reunited with her father, her last surviving family member, in an emotional video captured online.
The woman, Rita Habib, described her reunion with her father as a “dream,” as reported by Kurdistan 24. Extremists overran their town of Qaraqosh, southeast of Mosul, three years ago, killing thousands of people and taking hundreds of women and girls.
“I am very happy that after three years I reunited with my father. It is a joyous moment because he is the only family I have left,” Habib said.
The Christian woman was held in IS’ stronghold of Mosul for several months after being kidnapped, before she was sold on the Syrian sex slave market.
“I was bought and sold four times. They did evil things to us. They beat us and raped us,” the woman recounted. “The worst of all was girls aged nine who were raped. Girls would be sold for 4,000 to 15,000 dollars.”
She said that other Christian girls were also used as sex slaves, all part of IS’ genocidal campaign in the Middle East.
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Source: Christian Post