Yasmeen Hassan

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The horrific gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in a slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by at least 30 people has once again brought the issue of sexual violence into the international spotlight. Images of the drugged, naked and unconscious girl were subsequently posted on social media, fueling national outrage. But the survivor has spoken about her doubts that she will be able to obtain justice.

“If I have to wait for the justice system, they’ve already shown that nothing is going to happen,” she told CNN affiliate TV Record in the presence of her attorney.

The government news agency Agencia Brasil reported that only two arrests have been made and four alleged perpetrators are being sought.…  Seguir leyendo »