Yazidi women launch NSW compensation case against Islamic State

As the last Islamic State fighters are being flushed out of Syria, some of their victims are trying to make them face a legal reckoning for their crimes, here in Australia.

A group of Yazidi women is launching a compensation case later this week in a New South Wales court.

The women say they were raped and abused by the Australian Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf, who is believed to have been killed in an airstrike in 2017.

Their claim is being supported by the Lotus Flower, a British-based NGO for displaced women.

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