German ISIS Returnee Being Tried for Abusing Yazidi Woman

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Thursday, May 26, 2022
Author: 
Alex Mostaghimi
Volume: 
38
Issue: 
6
Abstract: 

On April 19, 2022, the criminal trial of a German ISIS returnee, Jalda A., began in the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg.  She is accused of abusing and enslaving a Yazidi woman in her Syrian home and being charged with aiding and abetting genocide as well as with war crimes and crimes against humanity, including torture, enslavement, religious and gender-based persecution and aiding and abetting rape.