The men were then forced to leave, and gunfire soon rang out.Scores of men were killed, including six of Murad's brothers.Murad is still haunted by the failure of people in Mosul to help more Yazidi women.“There were 2 million civilians in Mosul and 2,000 kidnapped girls there,” she said.was published in 1789 (the second part of its title alluding to Equiano’s slave name) and immediately became a sensation.The work played a huge role in alerting eighteenth century audiences to the suffering endured by those uprooted from their homelands to serve white masters and bolstered the abolitionist cause, inspiring William Wilberforce, Granville Sharp and their fellow campaigners to draft the Slave Trade Act of 1807, which would ultimately force an end to human trafficking across the British Empire.Equiano became a rich man and the work is still read and revered to this day as a masterpiece of the colonial period.
“There are other survivors who dream that one day they will testify about what (ISIS) did to them.
Murad made her way to a refugee camp and was accepted as a refugee to Germany in 2015.
She now lives with her sister, a war widow, in an apartment in Stuttgart.
Murad was put on a bus with other young women, relatives and neighbours, and ISIS fighters began groping the women.
One fighter put his hand down her shirt and tried to do “things that happen between lovers when they get married.” ISIS gunmen took away Murad's mother to be killed. Murad and the other young women were taken to the home of a wealthy family in the city of Mosul, where crowds of men grabbed at them.