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U.N. Experts Report Sexual Assault, Executions and Other Abuses Against Palestinian Women and Girls

HeadlineFeb 20, 2024

The U.N. human rights agency says it has received reports of rights violations against Palestinian women and girls in Gaza and the occupied West Bank since October 7. Israeli forces are accused of arbitrary executions, sexual assault, separating families and many other forms of inhumane treatment. Degrading photos of Palestinian women were also reportedly taken by Israeli soldiers and shared online. U.N. experts are calling for an independent investigation into the abuses.

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