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Syria Rape

HORROR: Syrian Children Raped, Given Electric Shocks To Genitals

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2014 | World

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Western-backed opposition groups in Syria are recruiting refugee children in nei...

Mapping Syria's Rape Crisis

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 04.03.2013 | World

As the brutal war in Syria rages on, relief organizations have warned that sexual violence has become a "significant and disturbing feature" of the co...

Rape Used As Weapon Against Syrian Children

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2013 | World

By Oliver Holmes BEIRUT, March 13 (Reuters) - A boy of 12 sees his best friend shot through the heart. Another of 15 is held in a cell...

Strategically Change Tactics -- Document Rape as a War Crime

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 02.11.2013 | World
Mehrunisa Qayyum

Treating rape as a war crime is not just a human rights concern; its documentation means that Syrian civil society will take on the 'weapon of war' by owning the the process of accountability.

HORROR: 'He Inserted A Rat In Her Vagina'

The Huffington Post | Cosima Ungaro | Posted 09.27.2012 | World

"He inserted a rat in her vagina. She was screaming. Afterwards we saw blood on the floor. He told her: 'Is this good enough for you?' They were mocki...

In Search Of The Rape Victims Among The Syrian Refugees

Time | Posted 08.20.2011 | World

Everybody, it seemed, had heard the stories, and could relay the same horrific details about Syrian soldiers allegedly raping women and girls with cru...