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July 6, 2016 9:54 am

ISIS Uses Smartphone Apps, Shared Databases to Sell Captives as Sex Slaves

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An ISIS terrorist. The terror group is tightening its grip on captives held as sex slaves. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

An ISIS terrorist. The terror group is tightening its grip on captives held as sex slaves. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The advertisement on the Telegram app is as chilling as it is incongruous: A girl for sale is “Virgin. Beautiful. 12 years old…. Her price has reached $12,500 and she will be sold soon.”

The posting in Arabic appeared on an encrypted conversation along with ads for kittens, weapons and tactical gear. It was shared with The Associated Press by an activist with the minority Yazidi community, whose women and children are being held as sex slaves by the extremists.

Read full story at The Associated Press.

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