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WHY SLAVERY? I Was A Yazidi Slave

Season 4 Episode 9 | 58m 56s  | Video has closed captioning.

In 2014, Islamic State fighters invaded Yazidi settlements in Iraq. Men were massacred while young women were kidnapped to be enslaved, tortured, and systematically raped. Two Yazidi women tell their story of escape to Germany with the assistance of a renowned trauma expert. Their journeys to recovery ask how a survivor of unthinkable sexual violence can find justice and a path to rehabilitation.

Aired: 12/10/21

Expires: 06/07/25

Rating: TV-PG

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