Islamic State captors used Yazidi women as sex slaves

Islamic State captors  used Yazidi women as sex slaves

Islamic State captors used Yazidi women as sex slaves One victim tells Sky News: “As a woman held by ISIS they did everything with me. And everything by force.” Former Yazidi sex slaves desperate for revenge have taken up arms and joined the forces fighting Islamic militants in Syria. The battle against the extremists is reaching its final phase in Raqqa, once the capital of their self-declared caliphate, but there are still hundreds of Yazidi women missing and believed held captive by Islamic State fighters.  One woman, who we will…

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Bali Volcano Threatens to Erupt, Indonesia Raises Alert Level

Bali Volcano Threatens to Erupt, Indonesia Raises Alert Level

Bali Volcano Threatens to Erupt, Indonesia Raises Alert Level 120,000 people flee as Bali volcano threatens to blow Sports centres and hundreds of other buildings are being converted into temporary shelters as villagers flee the danger zone. Hundreds of tremors are being recorded daily at Mount Agung, which is said to have entered a “critical phase”.  Officials said around 122,500 people have been evacuated from the region and given shelter in temporary camps, sports centres and hundreds of other public buildings on the Indonesian island. Since Friday, the volcano has…

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AMERICAN ASSASSIN – Film Review

AMERICAN ASSASSIN – Film Review

AMERICAN ASSASSIN (5/10) Admittedly I didn’t have high expectations for this, but decided to take a chance and hope for the best. I really shouldn’t have bothered. At the beginning of American Assassin we see Mitch (Dylan O’Brian, ‘The Maze Runner’) on a beach with his girlfriend. Like a Randy Orton RKO, out of nowhere chaos ensues. It was shocking, violent and quite graphic. I sat up in my chair thinking this might actually be my cup of tea. Unfortunately it was downhill from there as Mitch decides it’s his…

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VICTORIA & ABDUL – Film review

VICTORIA & ABDUL – Film review

VICTORIA & ABDUL (8/10) In the late 19th Century, Queen Victoria (Judi Dench, ‘Philomena’) was coming to an end. Her health was failing her and she was just going through the motions of her royal duties. During one of her royal banquets she was to be presented with a ceremonial coin as a gift from India. The honour of presenting this gift was placed upon Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal, ‘Fast & Furious 7’) and Mohammed (Adeel Ahktar, The Big Sick’), who had travelled all the way from India for this…

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