As the fight continues to go on between Iraqi forces and ISIS to take back Mosul, an ISIS stong-hold, women continue to appear in battle gear, loaded up to fight with the military to free the northwestern territory of the middle eastern nation.
These women are on the front lines battling ISIS https://t.co/8iGoQdtAw5
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) November 5, 2016
Roughly 200 Kurdish women are fighting ISIS through bullets and song, NowThis reported.
The combination of both is interesting because music is prohibited under ISIS law, which is just one of the many harsh regulations imposed on the men and women of Mosul when the area came under the militant’s control two years ago in 2014.
“We fight to protect our soil, whether it is Kurdistan of Iran or Iraq,” female fights Mini Nasrralahpour explained.
“It does not matter whether it is Daesh (ISIS) or another group that has occupied our soil.”
This past September, a female Kurdistan fighter made headlines for her beauty and boldness as the “Angelina Jolie of the Kurdistan.”
Unfortunately, she was killed by ISIS while fighting for her country.
— Mahassen Haddara (@MahassenHaddara) September 8, 2016
So far, women have lost their lives as the battle alongside men to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant continues. ISIS’s heinous crime list includes a wide range of human rights abuses, victimization of national citizens and the raping and selling of women into slavery.