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Henry Sapiecha

I am a 14-year-old Yazidi girl given as a gift to an Islamic State commander. Here’s how I escaped.

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Escaped from Islamic State militants … ‘Narin’ was deeply scarred by her ordeal. Photo: The Washington Post

This is the story told to me by a 14-year-old Yazidi girl I’ll call “Narin”, currently staying in northern Iraqi Kurdistan. I am a Kurdish journalist with a journalism degree from the University of Missouri at Columbia who covers northern Iraq as a freelancer for several international news outlets. I heard about Narin’s tale through a Yazidi friend who knew her. Aside from translating from Kurdish and excerpting her story in collaboration with Washington Post editors, the only things I changed are all the names, at Narin’s request, to protect her and other victims from reprisal; many of her relatives are still in captivity.

As the sun rose over my dusty village on August 3, relatives called with terrifying news: Jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) were coming for us. I’d expected just another day full of household tasks in Tel Uzer, a quiet spot on the western Nineveh plains of Iraq, where I lived with my family. Instead, we scrambled out of town on foot, taking only our clothes and some valuables.

September 11, 2014

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Escaped from Islamic State militants … ‘Narin’ was deeply scarred by her ordeal. Photo: The Washington Post

This is the story told to me by a 14-year-old Yazidi girl I’ll call “Narin”, currently staying in northern Iraqi Kurdistan. I am a Kurdish journalist with a journalism degree from the University of Missouri at Columbia who covers northern Iraq as a freelancer for several international news outlets. I heard about Narin’s tale through a Yazidi friend who knew her. Aside from translating from Kurdish and excerpting her story in collaboration with Washington Post editors, the only things I changed are all the names, at Narin’s request, to protect her and other victims from reprisal; many of her relatives are still in captivity.

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As the sun rose over my dusty village on August 3, relatives called with terrifying news: Jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) were coming for us. I’d expected just another day full of household tasks in Tel Uzer, a quiet spot on the western Nineveh plains of Iraq, where I lived with my family. Instead, we scrambled out of town on foot, taking only our clothes and some valuables.

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During her captivity Narin was pressured to convert is Islam and become a concubine of a Islamic State commander. Photo: The Washington Post

After an hour of walking north, we stopped to drink from a well in the heart of the desert. Our plan was to take refuge on Mount Sinjar, along with thousands of other Yazidis like us who were fleeing there, because we had heard a lot of stories about Islamic State brutality and what they had done to non-Muslims. They’d been converting religious minorities or simply killing them. But suddenly several vehicles drew up and we found ourselves surrounded by militants wearing Islamic State uniforms. Several people screamed in horror; we were scared for our lives. I’ve never felt so helpless in my 14 years. They had blocked our path to safety, and there was nothing we could do.

The militants divided us by gender and age: One for young and capable men, another for girls and young women, and a third for older men and women. The jihadists stole cash and jewelry from this last group, and left them alone at the oasis. Then they placed the girls and women in trucks. As they drove us away, we heard gunshots. Later we learned that they were killing the young men, including my 19-year old brother, who had married just six months ago.

That afternoon, they brought us to an empty school in Baaj, a little town west of Mosul near the Syrian border. We met many other Yazidi women who were captured by Islamic State. Their fathers, brothers and husbands had also been killed, they told us. Then Islamic State fighters entered. One of them recited the words to the shahada, the Muslim creed – “I testify that there is no God but Allah, and that Muhammad is his prophet” – and said that if we repeated them, we would become Muslims. But we refused. They were furious. They insulted us a lot and cursed us and our beliefs.

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Islamic State militants shot Narin’s brother and still hold her sister-in-law captive. Photo: The Washington Post

A couple of days later, we were taken to a large hall full of a few dozen more Yazidi girls and women in Mosul, where Islamic State has its Iraqi headquarters. Some of the fighters were my age. They told us we were pagans and confined us for 20 days inside the building, where we slept on the floor and ate only once per day. Every now and then, an Islamic State man would come in and tell us to convert, but each time we refused. As faithful Yazidis, we would not abandon our religion. We wept a lot and mourned the losses suffered by our community.

One day, our guards separated the married from unmarried women. My good childhood friend Shayma and I were given as a gift to two Islamic State members from the south, near Baghdad. They wanted to make us their wives or concubines. Shayma was awarded to Abu Hussein, who was a cleric. I was given to an overweight, dark-bearded man about 50 years old who seemed to have some high rank. He went by the nickname Abu Ahmed. They drove us down to their home in Fallujah. On the road, we saw many Islamic State fighters and remnants of their battles.

Abu Ahmed, Abu Hussein and an aide lived in a Fallujah house that looked like a palace. Abu Ahmed kept telling me to convert, which I ignored. He tried to rape me several times, but I did not allow him to touch me in any sexual way. Instead, he cursed me and beat me every day, punching and kicking me. He fed me only one meal per day. Shayma and I began to discuss killing ourselves.

We were given mobile phones and instructed to call our families. Their journey had been almost as hard as ours: They’d made it to Mount Sinjar, where ISIS surrounded them and tried to starve them to death. After five days under siege, Kurdish rescue forces evacuated them to Syria and then brought them back to northern Iraq. If they traveled to Mosul and converted to Islam, our captors had us tell them, we would be released. Understandably, they did not trust ISIS, so they did not make the trip.

On our sixth day in Fallujah, Abu Ahmed and the aide left for business in Mosul. Abu Hussein, Shayma’s captor, stayed behind. Around sunset the next evening, he went to the mosque for prayers, leaving us alone in the house. Using our mobile phones, we had contacted Mahmoud, a Sunni friend of Shayma’s cousin, who lived in Fallujah, for help. It was too dangerous for him to rescue us from the house, so Shayma and I used kitchen knives and meat cleavers to break the locks of two doors to get out. Wearing traditional long black abayas that we found in the house, we walked for 15 minutes through town, which was quiet for evening prayers. Then Mahmoud came and picked us up on the street and took us to his home.

That night, Mahmoud fed us and gave us a place to sleep. The next morning, he recruited a cab driver to take us all on the two-hour ride to Baghdad. The driver said he was afraid of Islamic State but offered to help us for God’s sake. We dressed like local women and covered our faces with a niqab, leaving only our eyes visible. Mahmoud gave us fake student IDs in case we were stopped at checkpoints.

I had never felt so much anxiety. At each checkpoint, I was sure we’d be discovered. At one – I cannot recall if it was controlled by Islamic State or Iraqi forces – Mahmoud bribed the guards to let us through. We had contacted Yazidi and Muslim Kurdish family friends to help us in Baghdad, and I cannot describe the dizzy sense of relief I felt when we arrived at their house.

In Baghdad, the family friends gave us another pair of fake ID cards that enabled us to board a flight to Irbil, the capital of Kurdistan in the north. I still couldn’t believe we were free until our plane touched the ground. After staying in Irbil overnight at the house of a Yazidi member of the Iraqi parliament, Vian Dakhil, we traveled north to Shekhan, to the residence of Baba Sheikh, the spiritual leader of the world’s Yazidis.

After so much fear for so many days, hugging my dad again was the best moment of my life. He said he had cried for me every day since I disappeared. That evening, we went to Khanke, where my mother was staying with her relatives. We hugged and kept crying until then I fainted. My month-long ordeal was over, and I felt reborn.

But there more bad news to come. That’s when I learned that Islamic State had shot my brother at the oasis. My sister-in-law, a very beautiful woman, is still captive somewhere in Mosul. Now I am trying to come to terms with what happened. I can never again set foot in our little village, even if it’s freed from Islamic State, because the memory of my brother who died nearby would haunt me too much. I still have nightmares and swoon several times a day – when I remember what I saw or imagine what would have happened if Shayma and I hadn’t escaped.

What can I do? I want to leave this country altogether. This country is no place for me anymore. I want to go to a place where I might be able to start over, if that is even possible.

Washington Post

Henry Sapiecha

15 Types of Men To Avoid Like The Dreaded Plague

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1…Mr. Sleeps Around

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You can’t trust him. He’s tampering with your self esteem. STDs. The example you’re setting for your kids .

The list of reasons to go just keeps going on.

2…Mr. Jail Bird

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We all make mistakes. But should you tether yourself to a man who’s decision making skills are this bad? A repeat offender may be taking you down a road of jail visits, collect calls and other indignities you can do without.

Mr. Jail Bird

We all make mistakes. But should you tether yourself to a man who’s decision making skills are this bad? A repeat offender may be taking you down a road of jail visits, collect calls and other indignities you can do without.

– See more at: http://madamenoire.com/433431/men-to-avoid/2/#sthash.6CaAWaGn.dpuf

 

3…Mr. Won’t Work

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It’s not just that your life could be better with two pay checks. It’s that he’s willing to sit on his behind while he watches you struggle.

4…Mr. Last season

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Two years ago, he fit like a glove. But your life has moved on to bigger and better things.

And if he’s holding you back it might be time to leave him behind.

Mr. Last Season

Two years ago, he fit like a glove. But your life has moved on to bigger and better things. And if he’s holding you back it might be time to leave him behind.

– See more at: http://madamenoire.com/433431/men-to-avoid/4/#sthash.Mu20xbqK.dpuf

5…Mr. Violence

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This is a hard no with an unhappy ending. Having a hard time getting out?

There are plenty of counseling programs and helping hands willing to help you get to safety.

Mr. Violence

This is a hard no with an unhappy ending. Having a hard time getting out? There are plenty of counseling programs and helping hands willing to help you get to safety.

– See more at: http://madamenoire.com/433431/men-to-avoid/5/#sthash.BoewW5if.dpuf

6…Mr. Bully man

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Not all abusive men put their hands on people. If he’s always trying to cut you down to his level, it may be time to cut him loose before he succeeds.

Mr. Bully

Not all abusive men put their hands on people. If he’s always trying to cut you down to his level, it may be time to cut him loose before he succeeds.

– See more at: http://madamenoire.com/433431/men-to-avoid/6/#sthash.1INrGaAy.dpuf

7…Mr. Very Jealous

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Jealousy feels like it’s about you, but it’s really about him. He’s insecure and controlling and no amount of reassurance from you can make that go away.

8…Mr. Liar

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He says he’s changed. His past habits have been lies & deceit
But how will you know if it’s true?

Mr. Liar

He says he’s changed. But how will you know if it’s true?

– See more at: http://madamenoire.com/433431/men-to-avoid/8/#sthash.yEwRgCRp.dpuf

9…Mr. Rebound

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If he’s still holding on to his ex, there’s just no room for you.

Mr. Rebound

If he’s still holding on to his ex, there’s just no room for you.

– See more at: http://madamenoire.com/433431/men-to-avoid/9/#sthash.ZasQqUPZ.dpuf

Mr. Rebound

If he’s still holding on to his ex, there’s just no room for you.

– See more at: http://madamenoire.com/433431/men-to-avoid/9/#sthash.ZasQqUPZ.dpuf

10…Mr. Anti-Females

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“Females are scandalous, emotional, can’t be trusted, don’t understand and are always trying to lock a brother down.” You’re an exception to the rule now, but if he has no love for women in general one day he’ll sweep you under his stereotypes too

Mr. “Females”

“Females are scandalous, emotional, can’t be trusted, don’t understand and are always trying to lock a brother down.” You’re an exception to the rule now, but if he has no love for women in general one day he’ll sweep you under his stereotypes too

– See more at: http://madamenoire.com/433431/men-to-avoid/10/#sthash.JrUEAJ59.dpuf

11…Mr. Sleeps Around

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Three’s a crowd. And when one of you has to go, it’s unlikely to be her.

Mr. Mama’s Boy

Three’s a crowd. And when one of you has to go, it’s unlikely to be her.

– See more at: http://madamenoire.com/433431/men-to-avoid/11/#sthash.THGLEWkL.dpuf

12…Mr. Bailer

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He’s the breadwinner and he’s not about to let you forget it. A man who holds his paycheck over your head thinks you’re bought and paid for. Unless you are, it’s time to move on.

13…Mr. Me Myself  & I

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When you’re dating a narcissist, there’s just no room for you.

14…Mr. Resentment of women

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You just got a raise? “It’s just a few more dollars an hour.” Going back to school?

He can’t understand why you’re wasting your time.

Some men just can’t handle successful women. Time to find one who can.

15…Mr. Not enough for him

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Sometimes you just need more. Love yourself enough to look until you find it.

Hope ladies you have got some value from this article

Henry Sapiecha

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15 Men To Avoid Like The Plague
15 Men To Avoid Like The Plague

GUY ASK 200 TOTAL STRANGERS WOMEN FOR SEX AS A SOCIAL EXPERIMENT IN THIS VIDEO

See how this guy scores or misses out when trying the direct approach with 200 different strangers when just asking for sex

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Woman asks Guys For Sex as a Social Experiment

Check out this chic asking guys as strangers for sex in this video

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Henry Sapiecha

IF ONLY MEN WERE HONEST IN WHAT THEY WANT WHEN HITTING UP ON A WOMAN-WATCH VIDEO

Here we have a number of guys exposing their real thoughts on video when chatting up chics..

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Make-up blunders you’re probably definitely making

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None of us are perfect. None of us are saints. We all mess up at times. And it’s totally okay – it only makes us human.

Now that the mushy, encouraging stuff is out of the way, it’s time to be frank. Because tough love is the only way change is going to happen. Like the time you wanted to get in touch with your ex, but your best friend was all, “If you text him, I’m going to break your knee caps.” Remember how that worked?

Anyway, back to the tough love stuff. Whether you know it or not, there are a multitude of make-up mistakes that you almost definitely make every day. And the madness has to stop.

They say that identifying the problem is the first step in fixing it. So here we go. For every one of these that applies to you, give yourself a point.

“I NEVER WASH MY MAKE-UP BRUSHES”

Do you know what kind of dirt and bacteria can build up in those bristles? Without proper and regular cleansing, your make-up brushes are basically becoming a breeding ground for a whole bunch of nasties that will be put directly onto your pretty little face. Which means you’re more likely to suffer from pimples and breakouts.

The fix:  

Cosmetica Brush Cleaner and one night a month to wash those precious brushes of yours. Crank up the tunes and keep washing until the water runs clear.

“I ALWAYS CAKE CONCEALER ON MY PIMPLES”

Oh dear. Don’t you know the saying, ”Less is more”? See, the more you concealer you put on your pesky little pimple, the more you’re drawing attention to it. Plus, if you’re not using the right formulation, that glob of concealer is likely to crack, and it’s like, hey presto, look at the giant friend on your chin!
 

The fix:

First minimise any redness or inflammation by icing the area and treating it with redness-reducing eye drops. Then ever so lightly dab some Revlon PhotoReady Concealer on the area. Don’t dare think of using a shade lighter than your skin tone – this will only make it looks more obvious.

“I’VE HAD MY MASCARA FOR, LIKE, TWO YEARS”

Fun fact: mascara has the shortest life span of any make-up product. If you’re still using your mascara after about three months, you’re putting yourself (and your eyes) at risk of exposure to bacteria. That means things like conjunctivitis can develop, and absolutely no one looks good with a red, goopy eye.

The fix:

It sounds borderline OCD, but stick a small label with the date you opened your mascara somewhere on the packaging. That way you’ll never be left wondering if you opened the mascara one month or one year ago. Do it for the safety of your peepers.

“THIS IS THE SKIN TONE I WANT TO BE”

If you think that purchasing a foundation a shade or two darker than your skin tone is an instant tan in a bottle, then you, dear friend, need to throw out every single foundation you own. Your foundation shade should almost be invisible when put on your skin and should most definitely not end at your jawline.

The fix:

Test the foundation shade before you buy it – don’t just guess from looking at the bottle. And don’t test it on the back of your hand either. Swatch the shade you think you are from your cheek vertically down until past your jawline. Then swatch the shade lighter than it, and the shade darker than it. Pick the one that melts into your own skin tone.

“THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS TOO MUCH TRANSLUCENT POWDER!”

Yes, there most certainly is. Too much powder can leave your skin looking dry and cakey. And even a little bit white and flat, too. Oh, and if you’re sporting some wrinkles, the powder will settle in and enhance them even more. Yikes.

The fix:

A light dusting of Estée Lauder Lucidity Translucent Loose Powder is all it takes.

If you need any more, you may need to reconsider your foundation.

“LOOK! MY BROWS LOOK JUST LIKE CARA DELEVINGNE’S”

We all know that bold brows are back in a big, wonderful way, but if you’re trying to achieve thicker brows by penciling it all in with the darkest brow pencil you can find, then we have a problem on our hands. That look is little less chic, and a little more scary.

The fix:

Using a Models Prefer Retractable Eyebrow Pencil opt for a shade lighter than you’d think and fill in your brows with gentle strokes. Try and emulate what your actual eyebrow hair would look like. Then groom with a spoolie.

So how many points do you have? As your punishment, for every “Yes” that’s a month that you shouldn’t buy another new beauty product.

No one said tough love was easy…

How many of the beauty sins have you committed? What’s your biggest beauty blunder?

Henry Sapiecha