PBS NewsHour

In Iraq, women whose husbands joined ISIS face punishment

Clip: 06/16/2018 | 4m Video has closed captioning.

The Iraqi government has detained around 560 women whose husbands were members of ISIS. Largely coming from Turkey, Russia and eastern Europe, the women—many of whom have children—are being tried as terrorists and face possible life in prison or the death penalty. NPR’s Jane Arraf joins Hari Sreenivasan for more.

Aired: 06/16/18

Rating: NR

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