“If the world was destroyed, I would not go to Germany again”

Ashwaq was only 14 when Islamic State fighters stormed into northern Iraq, including the heartland of the Yazidi people.

Ashwaq, a Yazidi teenager.

They took thousands of women as sex slaves, including Ashwaq – sold for $100 to a man named Abu Humam.

Raped and beaten, she managed to escape three months later and then went to Germany with her mother and one brother.

A few months ago, on the street outside a supermarket, she heard someone call out her name.

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