Sexual violence used against refugees returning to Syria
1 Sep 2021
The actor of the backlash
The form of backlash
Rights at stake and state’s obligations
September 2021: Amnesty International documented cases of sexual violence, as well as other violations including detention and enforced disappearance, being committed against Syrian refugees returning to Syria by Syrian security forces. This included seven cases of rape against women and children. For more information, see Amnesty International’s publication here.
See Amnesty International, September 2021