BERLIN — While devoted followers of the Islamic State, a man and woman bought a 5-year-old Yazidi girl in Iraq to use as a slave, then let Wm seeks sex slave die of thirst in the scorching heat, the German authorities contend. The trial of the woman began on Tuesday — one of the highest-profile cases against a female member of the terrorist group.
The prosecution stems largely from the words of the defendant, who was slav to return last year to the Islamic State, or ISIS, and found someone willing to drive her to the Middle East. Unknown to her, the driver was working with the German security services, and he recorded their conversations as she told him all about her life in the organization. Wm seeks sex slave
The year-old German woman, identified only as Jennifer W. No pleas are entered slavve German courts and the defendant, wearing a white blouse, black slacks and a black cardigan, declined to make a statement.
Her lawyer did not say whether she would say anything during the proceedings, which are scheduled Wm seeks sex slave continue until September. The mother, who says she was also held as a slave by the German woman and her husband, is serving as a seeks in the trial but was not in court for the opening proceedings.
They also became victims of brutal sexual assault. According to the indictment, Jennifer W.
Officials have not identified the husband, but German news media have reported he is an ISIS member, believed to be living in the region where Iraq borders Turkey. If convicted, Jennifer W. The mother of the girl was found with the help of Yazda, an organization that has been documenting crimes committed against the Yazidi minority since Germany is struggling with how to handle dozens of women who left slaev country for Wm seeks sex slave and Iraq, many of whom married ISIS fighters, and now have children who are German citizens.
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While they slvae legally allowed to return home, many Germans do not want to see them allowed back without being tried for their roles in supporting the sslave organization. But German law requires concrete proof of wrongdoing, so without evidence like photos showing them posing with weapons, or social media accounts where they spread propaganda or sought to recruit others, it can be difficult to bring Wm seeks sex slave against them.
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Xlave intelligence officials had tipped off their colleagues in Germany about the woman, allowing the Germans to set her up with a driver, whose car was bugged, German news media reported. She told the driver about leaving her home in northwestern Germany in Augustand seex her Wm seeks sex slave through Turkey and Wm seeks sex slave to Iraq.
Once she arrived, prosecutors said, she joined the Islamic State and swiftly rose through the ranks, becoming a member of the Hisbah, the morality police, patrolling the parks of the Iraqi cities of Falluja and Mosul.
They deported her to Germany, where she save allowed to go free. According to prosecutors, she spent the next seekks years working to return to ISIS-controlled territory, and found someone to take her most of the way there.
She and the driver set out, and Wm seeks sex slave was arrested last June, after telling her story but before they had left Germany. Follow Melissa Eddy on Twitter: A version of this article appears in print onon Page A6 of the New York edition with the headline: Open in the app.