Alleged ISIS member on trial for allegedly killing 5-year-old girl in landmark case

A trial is now underway in Munich against a 27-year-old German convert to Islam who is accused of allowing a 5-year-old Yazidi girl to die of thirst in the scorching heat in Iraq.

It is the first prosecution for crimes of ISIS militants against Yazidi victims and may set a precedent for forthcoming cases.

If convicted by Munich state court, the defendant, identified as Jennifer W., faces life in prison for weapons offenses, joining a terrorist group, war crimes...