Lacking in money, a would-be refugee offered his wife’s repeated rape as payment for the family’s passage from war-torn Syria to Europe, according to media reports.
This was compounded by the husband, who apparently participated in the daily rape of his wife during their journey to the European mainland.
Subsequently his wife obtained a restraining order against her husband. Now living in Berlin, Germany, the woman fears her husband or another family member could try to kill her because of the shame she brought upon the family.
While this story is seemingly unique in detail it is part of the broader story of the abuse of female refugees from the Middle East in recent months.
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