A woman who says she is a relative of men accused of being Islamic State militants carries her baby in the Jada camp south of Mosul, Iraq July 27, 2017. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily
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A court in the Iraqi capital on Sunday sentenced to death a Turkish woman and 11 other foreign widows to life in jail for belonging to Daesh (ISIS).Leila, one of the Turkish women, said: "My husband forced me to come to Iraq by threatening to take away my two-year-old son if I didn't follow him.The state-appointed defence lawyers argued that the women had all been duped into coming to Iraq and were not involved in any acts of violence.A total of 509 foreign women, including 300 Turks, are being held in Iraq with 813 children, according to a security source.
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