FRONTLINE: Escaping ISIS DVD - AV Item

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FRONTLINE: Escaping ISIS FRONTLINE delivers a stunning look at the plight of women and children who are Yazidis, a religious minority that have been targeted by ISIS for particularly brutal treatment, as ISIS tries to impose upon them what it claims is a pure version of Islam, including harsh restrictions on women. FRONTLINE's Edward Watts spent two months in Iraq ... More
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FRONTLINE: Escaping ISIS

FRONTLINE delivers a stunning look at the plight of women and children who are Yazidis, a religious minority that have been targeted by ISIS for particularly brutal treatment, as ISIS tries to impose upon them what it claims is a pure version of Islam, including harsh restrictions on women.

FRONTLINE's Edward Watts spent two months in Iraq and Turkey filming and securing undercover footage. Meet Khalil al-Dakhi, a former Iraqi lawyer, who leads an effort to rescue women and children taken captive by ISIS. In Turkey, Abu Mohammed, a 26-year-old Syrian heads another group against ISIS; rather than smuggling out women, he smuggles out footage shot secretly by him and his network of activists that provides a gripping look inside ISIS' brutal reign. With ISIS continuing to seize and hold territory in Iraq and Syria, Escaping ISIS reveals the gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the group's capture and enslavement.

'This program contains graphic imagery and descriptions of violence. Viewer discretion is advised'

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