In the year 2014, Ekhlas, a 14-year-old was captured by ISIS when they targeted the Yazidis, an ethnic Kurdish group in northern Iraq, killing men and capturing women and children.
According to a report in the BBC, Ekhlas was one of the girls they captured when she was trying to escape to Mount Sinjar.
The report says that she was one of the 150 girls that were picked up and held as a sex slave and that she was raped every day for six months.
“He was so ugly, like a beast, with his long hair. He smelt so bad, I was so frightened I couldn’t look at him”, she told the BBC. She said wanted to kill herself but couldnt.
Fortunately, Ekhlas managed to escape while her abuser was fighting and was then sent to a refugee camp. She is now at a psychiatric hospital in Germany where she receives education and therapy. According to the report, she wants to be a lawyer when she grows up.
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