Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Women Soldiers die of dehydration... Fear rape in latrines

Last week, Col. Janis Karpinski told a panel of judges at the Commission of Inquiry for Crimes against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration in New York that several women had died of dehydration because they refused to drink liquids late in the day. They were afraid of being assaulted or even raped by male soldiers if they had to use the women's latrine after dark.

This problem has become so acute that the Army has set up its own sexual assault web site.

read more on truthout.com

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