The Islamic State, spawned by Barack Obama’s premature withdrawal from Iraq, continues its activities in the slave trade. Of course, treating women as slaves has been a constant and continuing activity of the Muslim world long after the much-maligned Western Democracies long ago outlawed slavery. United Nations Envoy Zainab Bangura was the source of this latest update on these Muslim abuses.
“Enterprising” Muslim males often buy women and children for less than the equivalent of $200 and ransom them back to their families for a few thousand dollars if the family has sufficient means. Otherwise the old pattern of rape and/ or murder awaits the slaves. On August 4th it was reported that the Islamic State had executed 19 more females who were sexually uncooperative with their savage “purchasers.” Continue reading