Syrian women face extra dangers

A recent Human Rights Watch report reveals that many women involved in the Syrian revolution have been arrested and held without charge. Prison conditions are horrific, and the women are often subjected to abuse. It's estimated that 54,000 women were incarcerated at one point or another, and 750 remain in custody. To protect themselves, many Syrian women have gone into hiding or left the country entirely.

Read it at the Daily Beast

June 28, 2013 1:54 PM