New York Times Reporter Reveals How She Landed ISIS Sex-Slavery Story

Following her ground-breaking New York Times report on women and girls from the Yazidi religious minority who were kidnapped and sold to ISIS fighters as sex slaves, reporter Rukmini Callimachi sat down with the Times to explain how she landed the story.

Callimachi said that she first became aware of the situation last year, but “at first we didn’t know what to make of he reports” that Yazidi women had been raped.

“They seemed exaggerated, and it seemed hard to believe they had...

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