Kayla Mueller

Kayla Jean Mueller
Kayla Jean Mueller (August 14, 1988 – c. undefined February 6, 2015) was an American human rights activist and humanitarian aid worker from Prescott, Arizona, US. She was taken captive in August 2013 in Aleppo, Syria, after leaving a Doctors Without Borders hospital.wikipedia
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Tri-City College Prep High School

After graduating from Tri-City College Prep High School in 2007, she attended Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.
*Kayla Mueller - human rights activist and aid worker killed in Syria

Aafia Siddiqui

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In the summer 2014, as other options were exhausted, Mueller's parents asked President Obama in a letter to consider trading Mueller for Aafia Siddiqui, a convicted terrorist serving 86 years in federal prison; Siddiqui's release has been a long-sought demand of ISIS and al-Qaeda.
ISIS have offered to trade her for prisoners on two separate occasions: once for James Foley and once for Kayla Mueller.

Abu Sayyaf (ISIL leader)

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It had also been reported in May 2015 that Mueller was a "personal captive" of Abu Sayyaf.
Kayla Mueller is reported to have been a "personal captive" of Abu Sayyaf.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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In August 2015, the New York Times reported that Mueller had been forced into marriage to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the caliph of ISIL, who raped her repeatedly. The military operation that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on October 27, 2019 was named after Kayla Mueller, according to several sources.
On 14 August 2015, it was reported that he allegedly claimed, as his "wife," American hostage Kayla Mueller and raped her repeatedly.

Barisha raid

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The military operation that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on October 27, 2019 was named after Kayla Mueller, according to several sources.
The Barisha raid, officially codenamed Operation Kayla Mueller after Kayla Mueller, was a United States military operation conducted in the outskirts of Barisha, Idlib Governorate, Syria, on October 26–27, 2019, to capture or kill Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the then-leader and self-proclaimed "caliph" of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terror organization.

Umm Sayyaf

In August 2015, ABC News reported that Abu Sayyaf's widow, Umm Sayyaf, had confirmed that al-Baghdadi had been Mueller's primary abuser.
The family of American hostage Kayla Mueller reported that they had been told that, during her captivity, she was imprisoned by Abu Sayyaf and Umm Sayyaf and sexually abused by Abu Sayyaf before she was taken as a wife and sexually abused by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Human rights

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undefined February 6, 2015) was an American human rights activist and humanitarian aid worker from Prescott, Arizona, US.

Humanitarian aid

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undefined February 6, 2015) was an American human rights activist and humanitarian aid worker from Prescott, Arizona, US.

Prescott, Arizona

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undefined February 6, 2015) was an American human rights activist and humanitarian aid worker from Prescott, Arizona, US.

Aleppo

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She was taken captive in August 2013 in Aleppo, Syria, after leaving a Doctors Without Borders hospital.

Syria

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She was taken captive in August 2013 in Aleppo, Syria, after leaving a Doctors Without Borders hospital.

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

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Media had long reported that a 26-year-old American aid worker was being held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) without naming her, at her family's request.

Northern Arizona University

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After graduating from Tri-City College Prep High School in 2007, she attended Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

Flagstaff, Arizona

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After graduating from Tri-City College Prep High School in 2007, she attended Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

Christians

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Mueller was a devout Christian.

Ecumenism

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As a college student, she was active in an ecumenical Christian campus ministry, United Christian Ministries.

College religious organizations

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As a college student, she was active in an ecumenical Christian campus ministry, United Christian Ministries.

Tibetan diaspora

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Her involvement in human rights activism and humanitarian aid included working in India with Tibetan refugees.

Middle East

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Her work in the Middle East included volunteering for the pro-Palestinian activist group the International Solidarity Movement and helping African refugees in Israel with the African Refugees Development Center.

Palestinians

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Her work in the Middle East included volunteering for the pro-Palestinian activist group the International Solidarity Movement and helping African refugees in Israel with the African Refugees Development Center.

International Solidarity Movement

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Her work in the Middle East included volunteering for the pro-Palestinian activist group the International Solidarity Movement and helping African refugees in Israel with the African Refugees Development Center.

Refugee

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Her work in the Middle East included volunteering for the pro-Palestinian activist group the International Solidarity Movement and helping African refugees in Israel with the African Refugees Development Center.

African Refugees Development Center

Her work in the Middle East included volunteering for the pro-Palestinian activist group the International Solidarity Movement and helping African refugees in Israel with the African Refugees Development Center.

Vrindavan

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Other humanitarian and activist causes Mueller was involved in at home and abroad were Vrindavan Food For Life, which provides free food, education, and medical care for those in need; and during college, Food Not Bombs.

Food for Life Global

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Other humanitarian and activist causes Mueller was involved in at home and abroad were Vrindavan Food For Life, which provides free food, education, and medical care for those in need; and during college, Food Not Bombs.