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An Iraqi refugee woman who fled her home due to the violence of armed groups led by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Mosul and Tal Afar, walks in the mud after the rain at Baharka refugee camp in Erbil, Iraq on December 14, 2014. Anadolu/ Hamit Hüseyin

Published Wednesday, December 17, 2014


The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) executed at least 150 women who refused to marry its militants in the western Iraqi western province of al-Anbar, Iraq’s Ministry of Human Rights said.

According to a ministry statement released Tuesday, ISIS militants carried out a number of attacks in Fallujah and buried the victims in mass graves in one of the city’s neighborhoods.

“At least 150 females, including pregnant women, were executed in Fallujah by a militant named Abu Anas al-Libi after they refused to accept jihad marriage,” the statement said. “Many families were…

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