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“He Kept Punching..”: Israeli hostage Amit Soussana recounts sexual assault by Hamas during Gaza captivity

Mar 27, 2024, 11:38PM ISTSource: TOI.in

Amit Soussana, a lawyer who was kidnapped during Hamas’ attack on Israel on October 7, recounted her grim captivity in a recent interview with The New York Times. She spoke about performing sexual acts under threat, being dragged into Gaza by several Hamas militants, and enduring physical abuse by her captors. Soussana was eventually released in November 2023 as part of a hostage exchange in Gaza, after spending 55 days in captivity along with 105 other hostages. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) commented on Soussana’s testimony to NYT, stating ‘This is why we are fighting in Gaza.