Friday, June 15, 2018

Syrian Women Invite Their Western Sisters To Come Help Finish Off ISIS

We've been looking at this aspect of what's up in Syria and Iraq for a while now.

August 2014
Some Background on ISIS and the Iraqi Minorities

February 2016
Hundreds of Former Sex Slaves Take Up Arms To Do What Obama, Cameron Won't: Kill ISIS Pigs

November 2016
The Battle to Retake Raqqa Syria From ISIS Is Being Led By A Kurdish Woman, Jihadis, Erdoğan Not Pleased
Rojda Felat: The feminist taking on Isis

March 2017 
A Few Things We Weren't Comfortable Posting On International Women's Day

Here's one of the victims of ISIS, aid worker Kayla Mueller: 

Now multiply by 20,000.

There are a few different groups of women fighting the ISIS remnants: Kurds, Yazidis, Arabs and Assyrian Christians. The invite came from one of the latter:
We visited her previously in the 2017 IWD post, above:
Sometimes this market stuff seems really petty.