Escaped Yazidi sex slave: “Not one Muslim country has labeled the Islamic State an infidel group”

Jun 23, 2016 by

Christine Williams –

21-year-old Nadia Murad is an escaped former Yazidi sex slave who has testified before the UN in New York to raise awareness about the ordeal of Yazidi girls. In her difficult words: “Isis ‘forced us to pray – then raped us.’”

In another address to Congress, she warned that the Middle East’s Christians, Yazidis, and other minorities will be wiped out if the Islamic State is not stopped and if these minorities are not protected.

Murad called on the Islamic community around the world to do more to denounce the Islamic State, saying that not one Muslim country has labelled the Islamic State an infidel group. She also declared that “what has been happening has been happening under the name of Islam”, and “Muslims must be the first ones to resist this.”

Her words are a poke in the eye to those who deny any connection between the Islamic State and Islam, to those who refer to the IS as an un-Islamic aberration, and to those who deny that Islamic jihad is a serious threat to homeland security, public safety and, in fact, to Western civilization.

Why is no one hearing a loud outcry from Islamic states about the atrocities of the Islamic State? Professor Bernard Haykel from the Department of Near East Studies in Princeton has it right when he indicates that the theology of the Islamic State is very old in Islam and literalist; and that it is directly linked to Wahhabism, in which violence is justified theologically and historically.

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Source: Escaped Yazidi sex slave: “Not one Muslim country has labeled the Islamic State an infidel group” | RedFlag News

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