Life without ISIS: ‘We wept when we saw the women freed’
Speaking to Ynet, a Kurdish military official in north Syria describes the new reality in the city Manbij after it was freed from ISIS’s control and the city’s women were released, saying, ‘It was an operation to free the Manbij woman’; before leaving, ISIS rounded up some of the civilians and marched them as human shields until they reached the next stronghold; these civilians remain captive.
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16 January, 2016 A trip to the ‘Islamic State’ Writer and journalist Tzur Shezaf traveled through no man's land, where Syria and Iraq melded into one in the wake of the ruthless campaign of the Islamic State; he met with ISIS captives who told him that as a Jew he must be beheaded, and spoke with t...
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