19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Ash Milk 02

Aliyeh is 18 years old. When she was taken captive by ISIS, she tattooed name of the city where she was living in, on her right hand. That city was occupied by ISIS and Alieh with other Yazidi women were their slavers. She tattooed this design using ash and her breast milk. The city was called "Shangal".

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Duhok, Iraq
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © shaghayegh moradiannejad