Bought and sold 20 times, but no-one's slave: Hayfa Adi 's story
Hayfa Adi was abducted by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, held for more than two years and repeatedly raped, beaten and traded like livestock. Now living in Australia, she is trying to find out what happened to her husband.(ABC News: Nic Coleman) But on that fateful day in August 2014, the horror had only just begun for Hayfa and the other Yazidi women and girls. For more than two years, Hayfa was traded amongst Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, bought and sold"maybe 20 times". "A lot of people took me, tortured me, hit me," she says. She stood up to her captors whenever she could, defying their orders to undress for prospective buyers. "I refused to show them my body," she says. "We had to show our hands. White was considered nice. And they'd look to see if our hair was beautiful and long." Hayfa was repeatedly raped, but her biggest fear was losing her children. "They took my eldest son from me for one month because I wouldn't sleep with my captors," she says. "They tied my hands and legs, blindfolded me and gagged my mouth. They hit me and kept me locked in a room. "After that I let them sleep with me so I could get my son back." 'Very comfortable here with my kids' Read more: ABC News
Wondering if she was enslaved by any of the Australian terrorists and their befuddled wives who now want to return to Australia. Hundreds of thousands were murdered, enslaved and brutalized by these primitive, ignorant religious zealots, anyone who wants them here is crazy.
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