Rape a 'Weapon of War' in Syria

And a main reason people are fleeing the country, activist group says

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 14, 2013 7:32 AM CST

(Newser) – Rape is "a significant and disturbing feature of the Syrian civil war," and a major reason refugees are fleeing the country, according to a report released today by a US-based activist group. The International Rescue Committee interviewed refugees in Lebanon and Jordan, and...   Read full story »

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