Noor Mukaddam’s murder reignited a debate on violence against women as thousands of people took to social media to demand justice, recalling other femicide victims whose deaths sparked less furore, including at least two others killed this week.
The killing has prompted an outpouring of emotion and solidarity in France, with tens of thousands taking part in rallies over the weekend across the country.
Um Hanadi commands 70 men in a brigade under the Iranian-backed Hashd al Shaabi militia. Her forces are holding the frontline against Daesh, but are themselves notorious for their brutal methods.
The producer of DAESH's infamous torture and execution videos was targeted while riding a motorcycle outside his home.
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