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You want freedom? This is your freedom: rape as a tactic of the Assad regime

Sleiman-Haidar, Ribale (2017) You want freedom? This is your freedom: rape as a tactic of the Assad regime. Middle East Centre Blog (14 Feb 2017). Website.

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Interview with Marie Forestier. In its attempt to crush the revolution and remain in power, the Assad regime has resorted to every possible tactic, from torture to enforced disappearance, and from indiscriminate bombings to the use of chemical weapons. Sexual violence against women, and especially rape, has been no exception. In a working paper for the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security, Marie Forestier presents her research findings based on more than 70 interviews with 20 survivors of rape, dozens of former detainees, dozens of doctors, lawyers, activists and humanitarian workers, as well as three defectors from the regime security apparatus.

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Additional Information: © 2017 The Author
Divisions: Middle East Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Date Deposited: 31 May 2017 07:28
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 21:00

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