UN rapporteur alarmed: Rise in Gaza rape cases

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GAZA — UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women and Girls, Reem Al-Salem, expressed concern over the increasing cases of rape by occupation soldiers against Palestinian women.اضافة اعلان

Salem noted on X, formerly known as Twitter that it is disturbing to see these cases persist in Gaza amid Israel's devastating war for the past six months, 
Al-Ghad reported.

She stressed that rape and other forms of sexual violence could be considered war crimes, crimes against humanity, or actions that may amount to genocide.

The UN rapporteur urged an immediate halt to violence against Palestinian women.

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