Published On: Wed, Sep 9th, 2015

ISIS Using Rape as ‘Policy, ‘ UN Envoy Angelina Jolie Warns

 

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The terror group ISIS is using rape as a weapon of terror to a degree “beyond what we have seen before, ” actress and UN special envoy Angelina Jolie told a committee of the House of Lords in England on Tuesday.

“It is a violent, brutal, terrorizing weapon, ” Jolie, special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, said.

 

 

Jolie urged a “very strong response” to the crisis. ISIS, also known as Islamic State, has sold women as slaves during sick auctions in territories the group has captured, survivors have told NBC News.

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