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These violations are not permitted by Sharia law.”The document is another example of how ISIS is attempting to impose state-like rules under the banner of its ancient version of Islamic law, with state institutions such as courts imposing Sharia law and officials imposing Islamic taxes on citizens living in the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria.

ISIS has also created departments that oversee “war spoils” such as slaves, natural resources, and antiquities seized in its campaign in Iraq and Syria, according to other documents taken in the U.

In November 2005, a member of a trafficking ring offered Mariam’s father an advance payment of US ,000 for her, saying she would work for a family in Dubai.

Airstrikes Kill IS Leaders Linked to Paris Attacks In the group’s expansion across the two countries, it has kidnapped thousands of women and girls, holding them captive as slaves and selling some on as one of the group’s many illegal revenue streams or handing them to fighters as rewards, according to the United Nations and human rights groups.

If a captive is sold, the previous owner can no longer partake in intercourse with her as “she has become free and is no longer his property,” while joint owners of a slave are also banned from intercourse with the captive as she is “part of a joint ownership.”The document, which says that the enslavement of women and children is one of the “inevitable consequences of jihad,” also implements a ruling that bans its members from having sex with a pregnant or menstruating captive, causing an abortion, or selling a captive to “an individual whom he knows will treat her badly.”It adds that the owner of a female captive “should show compassion towards her, be kind to her, not humiliate her and not assign her work she is unable to perform.”The rules were put in place, the committee says in the fatwa, because “some of the brothers have committed violations in the matter of the treatment of female slaves.

A picture shows a room used by trafficked women at the three-story Chez Maurice Hotel, which was used by sex traffickers as a brothel, in the Maameltein district of the coastal town of Jounieh, north of Beirut on 14 April, 2016 , shocked with an electric prod and forced to have sex more than 10 times a day.

A Human Rights Watch report uncovered how the women were lured to Lebanon with promises of marriage or jobs, then forced into prostitution, imprisoned and regularly beaten.

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