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أرشيف الوسم : Syria

Child Rape: The Other War Crime Carried Out By the Assad Regime

By Cécile Andrzejewski and Leïla Miñano, with Daham Alasaad. In the six years that war has ravaged Syria, almost every crime imaginable has been committed against its people. They’ve been massacred, tortured, bombed and subjected to chemical weapons. Yet there is another crime, which, until now has been wrapped in a veil of silence: child rape. And yet, in Syrian government prisons, at regime checkpoints and during raids, Assad’s forces are systematically abusing the children of opposition figures in total and utter impunity.

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One Year in Berlin

By Rama Jarmakani. I have not felt such inner peace for a very long time. For the last four years I haven’t slept and I have forgotten what fear is. Today, it’s been a month since the life that I abandoned. I feel like a little girl who ran under a blanket to protect herself from the cold. I did not leave anything for her to remember me by, I just put a lot of kisses on her forehead, left her at the border and walked away.

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