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Syria: Kurdish feminist leads anti-ISIS offensive | World War 4 Report: Felat was previously involved in the liberation of the town of Shadadi, in an operation known as "Wrath of Khabur" for the local tributary of Euphrates River. The town in Hasakah governorate was notorious for its use as a market to sell Yazidi girls as sex slaves captured in the Sinjar region of Iraq. "The Yazidi girls were sold at the Shadadi market, and today we took revenge for them," Felat said.

Hundreds of Yazidi women and girls remain captives of ISIS. This week in Mosul, at least 19 Yazidi girls were burned alive by their captors, activists and witnesses reported. The victims, who had been taken by ISIS as sex slaves, were placed in iron cages in central Mosul and burned to death in front of hundreds of people. "They were punished for refusing to have sex with ISIS militants," local media activist Abdullah al-Malla told ARA News.

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