October 18, 2010

Congo's Shocking Sexual Violence

Jason Stearns, The Daily Beast

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In eastern Congo, more than 15,000 women were raped last year. Assaults included a four-day mass rape of more than 300 women by rebel groups. Even by the horrific standards of this conflict-ridden country, the number is staggering.

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TAGGED: Rwanda, Eastern Congo, Rape, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC of Congo, Africa, DRC, Congo, United Nations

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