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German woman charged with crimes against humanity and membership of ISIS


German federal prosecutors have charged a suspected member of the Islamic State (IS) group with crimes against humanity.

The German – identified only as Nadine K. – is accused of joining IS and having a Yazidi slave.

She was charged with aiding and abetting genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Authorities say she traveled to Syria with her husband in December 2014 and joined IS there. The couple reportedly moved to the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2015 and raised their daughter in accordance with IS ideology.

Prosecutors said the couple stored hand grenades, assault rifles and explosives in their home and also set up a drop-in center for single female ISIS members. Since 2016, they have also reportedly kept a Yazidi slave in their home.

The couple forced the slave to observe Islamic rites, perform household chores and care for children without pay, prosecutors said in a statement. statement.

Authorities also say the woman knew the Yazidi slave was regularly raped and beaten by her husband.

“All of this served ISIS’s stated goal of destroying the Yazidi faith,” prosecutors added.

Nadine K. was arrested upon arrival at Frankfurt Airport in March along with three other women. She will soon have to be tried before the Higher Regional Court in Koblenz, the federal prosecutor’s office said.

Last year a German woman and alleged ISIS member sentenced to 10 years in prison for letting a Yazidi slave die of thirst.

The landmark case was one of the first trials in the world to prosecute a war crime against Yazidis, a Kurdish-speaking minority persecuted and enslaved by jihadists in Iraq and Syria.

euronews Gt

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