In part two of our series, Al Jazeera examines the often hidden world of rape and abuse in the US military. In fact, due to raw demographics, one can roughly surmise that most victims of sexual abuse in the military are male. Regardless of gender, reports of victims of military sexual assault have been increasing. [...]
Yearly Archives: 2010
By Dahr Jamail | Published: December 22, 2010
Based primarily on investigative work done by Dahr, Al-Jazeera English has produced a piece exploring and analyzing the causes and circumstances of rape in the ranks of the US military.
By Dahr JamailAl-Jazeera | Published: December 21, 2010
Statistics and soldiers’ testimonies reveal a harrowing epidemic of sexual assault in the US military. Sexual assault within the ranks of the military is not a new problem. It is a systemic problem that has necessitated that the military conduct its own annual reporting on the crisis. A 2003 Air Force Academy sexual assault scandal [...]
By Dahr JamailAl-Jazeera | Published: December 6, 2010
Residents of the US Gulf Coast say their pleas for help and transparency continue to be ignored by regulators. Michelle Nix, from Pensacola, Florida, founded the group Gulf Coast Oil Spill Volunteers in an effort to be pro-active and do what she could to help when the BP oil disaster began on April 20. “I [...]