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German court sentences ISIS bride to 10 years in prison for her role in murder of Yazidi ‘slave’ girl in Iraq — RT World News

German-born woman was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for her role in letting five-year old Yazidi girl drown from thirst. It is the first conviction related to the terrorist group’s persecution of the religious minority.

Jennifer Wenisch received her verdict from a Munich court Monday. The 30-year old was charged with murder, war crime murder, joining a terrorist group, and violating German War Weapons Control Act.

This woman, who was being accused of the most serious crimes against her, was in danger of spending life behind bars. But she was sentenced to 10 Years.

Prosecutors said that Wenisch and her husband – Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) militant Taha al-Jumailly – “purchased”A Yazidi girl and her five year-old daughter, during their time in Mosul terrorist stronghold in Iraq in 2015.

They used the captives to make their household. “slaves.”However, the little child became sick and wet his mattress. Al-Jumailly intervened. “chained her up outside as punishment and let the child die an agonizing death of thirst in the scorching heat.”

Wenisch wasn’t there to witness it all, but “allowed her husband to do so and did nothing to save the girl,”Prosecutors insisted on the accusation.



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Al-Jumailly was also taken into custody and is being tried in separate proceedings in Frankfurt. The verdict of Al-Jumailly is likely to be released in November.

The Yazidi woman’s mother is currently in Germany and has repeatedly testified against him as well.

Wenisch stated during trial that she didn’t protect the child because it was her fault. “afraid”That her husband would “push her or lock her up.”

Her defense questioned the credibility of the testimony by the girl’s mother, insisting that no proof that the child actually died had been presented. Wenisch wanted to escape with a two year suspended sentence because she had supported a terrorist organization.

Wenisch, who reportedly converted from Islam to Islam in 2013, traveled two years later through Turkey and Syria to get to Iraq. While in Mosul, she allegedly became a member of Islamic State’s ‘hisbah’ morality police, patrolling the streets with an AK-47 and making sure the strict dress-code and ban on alcohol and smoking were observed by citizens.

In 2016, when the Iraqi government – backed by US forces – started a major offensive on Mosul, Wenisch tried to apply for a new ID in the German embassy in Ankara, but ended up being arrested right after leaving the mission and was later extradited to Germany.



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Yazidis is a Kurdish speaking ethnic and religious minority that lives in northwestern Iraq, Turkey, Iran and some parts of Syria.

The Islamic State considered them heretics because of their belief, which combines several old Middle Eastern religions. It harshly persecuted them.

Terrorists are alleged to have abducted young girls and women while killing thousands of Yazidi males. The terrorists made them slaves and forced the children to convert to Islam. They also banned them from speaking Kurdish.

Hussein Qaidi of the Office for Yazidi Abductees Affairs, said more than 6,400 Yazidi children, men and women were abducted by IS after it overran Mosul in June 2014.

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