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What is life like for women inside Raqqa? BBC News

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Nour is a woman from Raqqa, the so-called Islamic State’s capital inside Syria. She managed to escape some weeks ago with her family and is now a refugee in Europe, where she met up with the BBC to tell about what is life for a woman inside Raqqa. Based on her experiences and those of her two sisters who are still inside the IS-held city. This piece has changed some names to avoid compromising the safety of Nour or her family. This is their story, which is part of the coverage of the BBC’s 100 women season

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  • Hyenas?

    Egg Council Creep June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • Bullshit funded by CIA, thanks Putin.

    I dont see Russia making cartoons about ISIS but they are doing a better job, bomb em!

    Alan metclaff June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • Raqqa is muslim

    muhammadeatsshit June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • Propaganda

    Ariskafine Realm June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • It's not just like this for women it's like this for men too who do not subscribe to their ideology

    Lord Of frog June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • America created the ideology of ISIS with the help of Saudi and their channle is propagating against the religon, claps for you oh the west government.

    Mukhtar Ali Sayyed June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • ISIS = classical bullshit pirate army that fights for "religion" (propaganda crap)

    A bunch of mercenary scums who need to kill, get paid, have fun in war,  with women for sex slaves to keep on fighting trying to forget war and its terrific sensations.

    Scumbags…..Historical scumbags as usual….

    rommelervin June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • My soul is deeply terrified by listening to this story. It's observed to be so inhuman,brutal and life threatening in the name of religion. I m forced to think, what makes them so rebellious animals ? What were our International powers were doing, when they are organising groups all around the world ? When and how others countries get involved? How they able to involve religious people( they are pure nice people for sure) and religion got engaged? Are big powers still going to fight war against these anti-Islam for the sake of their own interest(so that they don't lose power and money for their own people like their countries business and prosperity.). Is it possible to make these countries self sufficient to tackle the terrorism or anti Islamic activities? I fear that how badly they are destroying their wealth and cultures which will effect their economy and make it hard to recover. Please answer me ???

    Ankush Sachdeva June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • 'oh' woman have faith God will judge evil isis once again you will see freedom with your eyes ….may God be with you….

    chandra kunwar June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • Brain wash shit everyone can do a video like this stupid people

    Afit360 June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • What the hell is this? Is this news based on credible facts? or just a trailer for a new video game?

    Mazin Eltayeb June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • It's so wonderful to live under shariah rule, islam treats women like treasures , do everyone get to see and handle treasures? of course not so the muslima too is not seen by all and touched by all, she is a treasure, a diamond. Just that, when the husband gets angry he can smash the treasure, oh no , just loving kick her, and land a few blows and if she denies sex she can be beaten again but with love and then he can even kick her out and pay something to her if he wishes too. of course treasures are to be amassed collected so muslim men collect many, can have four at a time in his harem. The allah has allowed muslim men to have the lesser treasures too the captive and slave women and their children. The allah has made rape legal as muslim men cannot control their sexual depravities and desires. The hijab empowers women, the reason it empowers muslima women is it prevents molestation and also rape as per the allah , AS the allah knows that muslim men will rape and molest women if they are not covered from head to toe, so hijab empowers women………….wonderful islam…

    sajal sajalta June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • Thanks americans! Your infinite lies and war mongering AT ITS BEST!

    Frabbledabble June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • Why we fight against them?
    We should give our helping hands to our friends suffering from terrible situations around the world rather than avenge IS.
    I wanna do something but I don't know how. How miserable I am!!!

    Manaka Tomoda June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • wife beating in the Quran – surah 4:34

    Shaykh Abu Ahmed al-Kafiristani June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
  • parecia uma explosão nuclear no fundo, sublimar talvez…

    Alexandre Alienigena June 13, 2017 2:48 pm
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