'Slaves of the Caliphate’: A BBC documentary on forced prostitution in the ISIL

Series Name Stanley Burton Centre for Genocide Studies
Speaker Namak Khoshnaw
Type Arts & Entertainment
When 18 Mar 2015, 06:30PM - 08:00PM
Venue Lecture Theatre 1, Basement, Attenborough Building
Open To Public
Ticket Price Free
For Bookings Contact Dr Alexander Korb - ak368@leicester.ac.uk

On Wednesday 18 March the Stanley Burton Centre for Genocide Studies continues its Holocaust Awareness Series, that marks its 25th anniversary, with another interesting event.

The film director Namak Khoshnaw, who has Kurdish background, will present a film he produced for the BBC on forced prostitution in the Islamic State.

Jihadists force young women, often of Christian or Yesidi background, to serve them as prostitutes in their "Islamic State" in Syria and the Iraq.

Introduction by Professor Steven King.

Screening of 'Slaves of the Caliphate' directed by Namak Khoshnaw (Film Director, PhD-candidate in history, University of Leicester)

This event is free and open to the public

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