Towards the end of February 2019, coalition troops engaged in the assault on Islamic State’s last stronghold – Baghuz on the banks of the Euphrates in eastern Syria – made a gruesome discovery. Dumped in dustbins they found the heads of 50 Yazidi women who had been forced to act as sex slaves to the jihadists. Bloodthirsty and utterly inhumane to the last, they had decapitated the women before fleeing.
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Causing uproar among journalists and human rights groups, the Egyptian court verdict is being massively criticised. The long winded Qatar espionage case is finally coming to close as six people, including two Al Jazeera employees, have been sentenced to death on Saturday for allegedly passing on documents related to national security during the rule of ex-president Mohammed Morsi, while the latter has been sentenced to life in prison according to the BBC. Morsi, who was deposed in 2013, was acquitted of espionage but he and two of his aides have been sentenced to 25 years in prison for their membership of the now-banned Muslim…