Dr Raed Aburabi

Head of health in detention unit at the ICRC

  • Through the eyes of a detention doctor: Interview with Raed Aburabi

    Dr Raed Aburabi / In prison, as in the outside world, sexual violence occurs when acts of a sexual nature are imposed by force or coercion. Detention places are, by their very essence, coercive environments where the notion of consent cannot be understood in isolation from the relationship of authority between those with power (be they guards or detainees) and those without.