Update: Some info on her appearance, since we’re getting a comment or two on it. Via Reddit: “ISIS wants to destroy the ancient bloodline of this blonde girl and other Yazidis, some of whom have blonde hair and blue eyes.http://www.reddit.com/…/isis_want_to_impregnate_yazidi…/ these people came through hell in last few weeks and I’m pretty sure the attention wasn’t cause of their appearance but rather prospect of tens of thousands trapped people slowly dying in arid mountains while being besieged by insane group or religious fanatics. I also didn’t see much of the attention turned towards hundreds of white blue eyed blonde girls suffering in eastern Ukraine.”
“A girl from the minority Yazidi sect rests at the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing in Fishkhabour, Dohuk province after fleeing Islamic State militants.”
For more: Iraqi children die as ISIS targets Yazidi minority. Lawmaker Vian Dakhil, the only MP representing the Yazidi minority in Iraq’s Parliament, said in an impassioned speech that 70 Yazidi children had died so far, that women were being killed or sold into slavery and that 500 men had been slaughtered. (cnn.com)
There are children today, all over the world, including in the privileged West, who have already seen more suffering than most of us reading this article in our lifetime.
Take this moment to appreciate your life, and remember that helping others is the source of real happiness.
Context: Most via Redditors.
‘ISIS want to impregnate Yazidi women and smash our blond bloodline’: Fears are growing for the 300 Yazidi women reportedly kidnapped by Islamic State fighters last week amid claims they would be used to bear children to break up the ancient sect’s bloodline. (dailymail.co.uk)
ISIS is trying to exterminate her bloodline which causes some Yazidis to have blonde hair and blue eyes. They’re trying to do so by raping and impregnating Yazidi women so yes, someone please save her.