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Ukraine: The Intimate War

By Ilioné Schultz with Marie-Alix Détrie and Maria Varenikova. In three years, the war in Ukraine has resulted in close to 10,000 deaths and more than 20,000 wounded. But another number remains in the shadows: that of victims of sexual violence committed by both pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian forces. Though the issue has been shrouded in silence, sexual humiliation, rape and genital mutilation have slowly become common practice in secret detention centers and makeshift military camps across the country.

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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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