Isis in Mosul: Brutal metal instrument used to clip women’s flesh shows increasing barbarity within ‘caliphate’s’ own walls

People in Mosul call it “the Biter” or “Clipper” – a metal instrument newly introduced by Isis officials to punish women whose clothes they claim do not completely conceal their body. A former school director, who fled from the city earlier this month, describes the tool as causing agonising pain by clipping off pieces of flesh.