“I will exchange your Beretta pistol for the brunette.”
Jinan was 18-years-old when she was kidnapped by Islamic State in 2014. She was held captive for three months before she managed to escape. She was beaten, tortured, raped and the forced to drink water from a source infested with mice.
Now, with the help of French journalist Thierry Oberle, Jinan has written a book. The book chronicles the all too common atrocities faced by kidnapped Yazidi women, and reveals shocking details of an international sex-slavery ring being run out of Iraq.
According to The Daily Mail Militants storm Yazidi villages in the northern regions of Iraq, kidnapping young women to be sold and traded like “livestock.”
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) September 2, 2015
After her kidnapping, Jinan was taken to Mosul, the ISIS stronghold, where she was ‘bought’ by an imam and a former policeman.
“They tortured us, tried to forcefully convert us,” she told the AFP in Paris.
“If we refused we were beaten… Sometimes they threatened to torture us with electricity.”