Farida Khalaf is 19 years old. She is seventeen years old when, in August 2014, her village in the Sinjar Mountains is attacked by fighters of the Islamic State. After months of captivity, she managed to escape the ISIS. Today, Farida lives as a refugee in Germany
Dr. Andrea C. Hoffmann is political editor and Middle East expert for the news magazine Focus and has been travelling the region for more than 15 years.