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Syrian Rape Victims Reveal Their Stories from the Dark Side --Ridley

Jawed Anwar
 


Syrian Rape Victims Reveal Their Stories from the Dark Side 
 
By Yvonne Ridley WHILE orchestrating genocide against Jewish people, Heinrich Himmler would write home to his wife Margarete and daughter Gudrun portraying his day working for the Nazi regime during World War II as rather unremarkable and quite mundane. I was reminded of this a few days ago when listening to the graphic account of a Syrian woman who recalled one of the occasions she was forced to stand in front of her tormentor for the daily ritual of abuse. This particular day she wondered what treatment would be meted out in the notorious Branch 215, also known as Raid Brigade run by military intelligence in Damascus. Would it be a merciless beating or would it be another sex assault on her already broken body?  MORE