Cathy Otten


Cathy Otten is an award-winning British journalist and author formerly based in Iraq. Her book With Ash On Their Faces: Yezidi Women and the Islamic State was published in the US by OR books in 2017.

Articles by Cathy Otten
Ashwaq Haji, a Yazidi woman held by the Islamic State as a slave, holds portraits of victims of the jihadis from her village of Kocho, near Sinjar, as she visits a temple in Lalish, northern Iraq, on Aug. 15, 2018.
Ashwaq Haji, a Yazidi woman held by the Islamic State as a slave, holds portraits of victims of the jihadis from her village of Kocho, near Sinjar, as she visits a temple in Lalish, northern Iraq, on Aug. 15, 2018.
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