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Migrant women beaten and raped in jail in Tripoli

Information Systems: 
Migrant Domestic Workers Information System (MDWIS)
Reporter: admin
Date of incident: 
Friday, May 1, 2009
Detailed description of violation: 

The Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH) conducted interviews in May 2009 with 82 migrant women in Lebanon’s Tripoli jail. Two interviewees said police had beaten them during interrogation, while a third said that a policeman had raped her.