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Farida Khalaf

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Farida and her brothers were brought up in the Yazidi community in Kocho, Iraq. She was 19 years old when ISIS attacked her village, killed the men, captured the women and sold them into slavery. After four months, Farida managed to escape against all odds. She was reunited with her mother and her brothers in an Iraqi refugee camp and was granted asylum in Germany in 2015.

Books by Farida Khalaf

The Girl Who Escaped ISIS

The astonishing true story of a heroic young woman's capture and eventual escape from ISIS

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