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  • Friday, March 17, 2006

    Increasing numbers of American military sexual assaults

    According to this report, from today's Guardian, there was a 40% increase in cases of sexual assaults in the US military last year:

    According to a report released Thursday, there were 2,374 allegations of sexual assaults reported during 2005, compared to 1,700 in 2004. Of last year's reports, 435 were initially filed under a new program that allows victims to report the incident and receive health care or counseling services but does not notify law enforcement or commanders.

    Also see "Iraq is free of rape rooms and torture chambers", US Coast Guard cadet charged with rape, Lawyer proved US troops rape of Iraqi women widespread, Female US soldiers made fatal decisions to avoid getting raped by male counterparts, US airman faces child sex charges in Japan and Sexual assaults in the US military

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