An Iraqi woman believed to be be a member of the Yazidi-Kurdish minority has shot and killed a senior Islamic State commander who forced her into sexual slavery.
According to reports, the woman killed a senior Islamic State commander known as Abu Anas after Anas gave the woman as a “gift” to Islamic State fighters.
Kurdistan Democratic Party spokesman Saeed Mamouzini said the Islamic State commander was killed on Saturday near the city of Mosul in Iraq. Mamouzini told al-Sumaria TV that the woman killed the commander three months after she had been forced to sex slavery.
It is unclear what happened to the woman after committing the justified act of revenge.
Last year the Islamic State issued a detailed and horrific guide to the capture, punishment, and rape of female prisoners.
The Islamic State claims the guide is in accord with Islamic law (sharia) and requires rank and file Islamic State fighters to follow a strict Islamic code of conduct in the matter of stealing young women and trading them like cattle for sexual gratification.
Perhaps the most shocking bit of information from the guide is the horrific justification of the rape of prepubescent children:
It is permissible to have intercourse with the female slave who hasn’t reached puberty if she is fit for intercourse; however if she is not fit for intercourse, then it is enough to enjoy her without intercourse.
Islamic State fighters have kidnapped thousands of women and girls in their raids on towns and villages across northern Syria and western Iraq. The captured females are often sold and traded as sex slaves, or given to fighters as “gifts.”
Last April, the Islamic State released over 200 abused Yazidis, many of whom had been held as sex slaves, including a pregnant 9-year old girl.
Last month, the Islamic State executed 19 women for refusing to be willing sex slaves and participate in what state officials term “sexual jihad.”