UK routinely detains rape victims seeking asylum - report

By Katie Nguyen | Wed, 29 Jan 2014 08:30 AM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A vocal critic of the Ethiopian government, Sarah was arrested by police and thrown into jail where she was beaten and denied food.

Fearing further persecution, a family friend managed to smuggle her out of prison and later, onto a plane to Dubai where she worked for an Arab family.

Subjected to physical assault and rape at the hands of her new employers, Sarah ...

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