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“UN Urges End to Sexual Violence”

By on 6.20.08 | 3:35PM

This is the actual headline of a recent Al Jazeera report. Apparently, whereas the UN was all about rape and sexual assault last week, they have since decided that it's a bad thing. This isn't completely unworthy of attention: there is a resolution on the issue being debated at the UN. The resolution discourages using sexual violence as a tactic of war by excluding these crimes from post-conflict amnesty. Still, the headline is priceless.

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