Cannes moved by film exploring girls' decision to join IS


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Kissing boys, dying their hair blue and entertaining a gothic phase in Libya, eh?

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I'm guessing Proxy hasn't spent a lot of time in Libiya.

Good on Kaouther Ben Hania for making this film. I've always found the disparity between the British press's treatment of 15yr old Shamima Begum and 17yr old Virginia Giuffre to be sickening. Hopefully this can convince some that these girls were victims, not traitors.

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After Hillary Clinton et al helped engineer the overthrow of Qhadafi once he agreed to abandon his nuclear weapons program Libya was plunged into complete chaos, so these girls and others joining IS is no surprise.

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