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  • 29 December

    ISIS Fatwa Describes Dos and Don’ts for Raping Female Captives

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    In a recent raid on ISIS in Syria, a document was uncovered which outlines fifteen points related to the keeping and raping of female captives.  Among the points were prohibitions against fathers and sons raping the same woman and against a man from raping both a woman and her daughter …

  • 29 December

    Syria: Woman mutilated and killed by ISIS for breastfeeding under her burqa

    Photo: The Daily Mail

    The city of Raqqa in Syria, the so-called ISIS “capital,” has been patrolled for the past year by the all-female Al-Khansaa Brigade, a morality police most commonly used to enforce the dress codes for women, who must be covered and veiled at all times.  Social media accounts linked to ISIS have …

  • 29 December

    Pakistan: Gang Rape Suspect is High Ranking Official

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    The victim is a 15-year-old girl who was abducted from the front of her home on December 26th, brought to a hotel, drugged and raped by 6 to 8 men.  The lead suspect is Mian Adnan Sanaullah, a prominent Lahore politician, who was among the eight already arrested.  The event is …

  • 22 December

    India passes new legislation that allows teenage rapists and murderers to be tried as adults

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    Indian Parliament approved a bill on Tuesday to try 16-18 year olds as adults for the most heinous crimes. This comes amid a storm of protest over the release of one of the six men who raped and murdered a 23-year old student on a moving bus in December 2012. …