Islamic State's Yazidi sex slaves in Iraq driven to suicide

Dec 24, 2014

Islamic State's Yazidi sex slaves in Iraq driven to suicide

Women and girls from Iraq’s Yazidi religious minority have told rights activists they were beaten and forced into sexual slavery by the Islamic State jihadist group, driving some to suicide. Islamic State militants have overrun swaths of Iraq since June, declared a cross-border caliphate ...

Dec 1, 2014

Yomiuri's 'sex slave' apology raises media eyebrows overseas

Overseas media reported over the weekend about an unusual apology made Friday by Japan’s largest newspaper for its longtime use of the term “sex slaves” and for using “other inappropriate expressions” to refer to the “comfort women,” mostly Asian women who were forced to ...