The yazidiska minority was a time to around half a million people in the mountainous Sinjarregionen in northern Iraq, but has been decimated considerably since IS arrival in the region in 2014.
Men and boys were killed or tvångsrekryterades, and ICE took thousands of women as sex slaves.
the Children born as a result of these rapes have been the subject of rancorous debate in the yazidiska community, which only counts the children with two yazidiska parents who yazidier.
a decision by the minority, the highest spiritual advice to ”accept all the survivors and take into account that what they suffered was against their will”. The decision was hailed by many yazidiska activists, who adopted it, including the children conceived by rape, but the hope was disappointed.
On Saturday, namely an extension from the council, stating that the decision ”does not apply to children born through rape, but refers to children born of two yazidiska parents”. Community considered for a long time that all women who marry outside of the group can no longer be seen as yazidier, which initially included women as the enslavement of the ICE. 2015 issued, however, the spiritual leader, Baba Sheikh, a decree that these women are welcomed back.