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U.N. Security Council Condemns Use Of Sexual Violence, Sexual Enslavement In Iraqi, Syrian Conflicts

U.N. News Centre: Security Council condemns use of sexual violence as ‘tactic of war’ in Iraq and Syria
“The United Nations Security Council [on Friday] condemned the use of sexual violence, in particular sexual enslavement and sexual violence ‘related to or resulting from forced marriage, committee, including as a tactic of war, in Syria and Iraq,’ and urged all parties to armed conflict to take all feasible steps to protect civilians from such ‘abhorrent’ acts…” (8/28).

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