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Amnesty: Islamic State Fighters Using Rape as Weapon

A human rights group says Islamic State militants are using "rape as a weapon" against ethnic Yazidi women seized from northern Iraq in what amounts to war crimes and crimes against humanity. Amnesty International issued a report Tuesday detailing accounts from interviews with 42 women and girls who managed to escape the militants and several others who are still being held. It describes both physical and psychological torture, including rape and other sexual violence....

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