NEW YORK (VINnews) — Israeli actress Gal Gadot has criticized the international community and women’s rights groups for their silence over the widespread sexual assault of October 7 victims and the continued holding of women hostages by the Hamas terror group in Gaza.Join our WhatsApp group
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“The world has failed the women of October 7th. We claim we stand against rape, violence against women. We will not let women be victimized and then silenced. We say we believe women, stand with women, speak out for women,” Gadot, who plays Wonder Woman in blockbuster Hollywood movies, wrote in an Instagram post.
“On October 7th, the world witnessed Hamas carrying out its violent plans in real-time. Within hours of the October 7th attack, the first blood-chilling video emerged of Shani Louk [an Israeli woman captured at rave festival- she was later found dead] being paraded naked and defiled by her proud assailants. Yet two months later women are still hostage to these rapists and the world has failed to call this situation what it is: an urgent emergency that demands a decisive response,” she says.
“This is our moment as women and allies of women to act. I am beseeching all those who have done so much for women’s rights globally- from the UN to the Human Rights Community to please join in the demand that Hamas release every single woman hostage immediately- not after the next round of international mediation, not after another day.”
“These women cannot survive another moment of this horror,” she added.