Call upon the Commission of Inquiry on Syria to analyze sexual violence against men and boys as a genocide

 

A statement by ARC International during the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council called upon the Commission  of Inquiry on Syria “to analyze the ways in which sexual violence HRC ours editedand rape perpetrated against men and boys can constitute both genocide and a crime against humanity”.

The statement, delivered by Fadi Saleh, also called the Commission “to take forward its pioneering analysis of genocide in the context of the Yazidi community and analyze its applicability to other groups similarly targeted by ISIS including homosexuals, Kurds, Arameans and other ethnic minorities”.

Read the full statement