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Rape survivors hope for justice in DRC
Military court to deliver final verdict in case involving soldiers accused of raping 130 women and girls in 2012.
Last updated: 05 May 2014 05:44 GMT
UN: 3,600 raped in DRC in four-year period
Report documents 3,645 victims of sexual violence, mostly women, but also children and men, with rape used 'as weapon'.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2014 02:03 GMT
UN pressures DR Congo on soldier 'rapists'
UN gives one-week deadline to take action against soldiers accused 126 rapes or it will set up 'intervention brigade'.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2013 16:22 GMT
Rape in DR Congo: A 'weapon of war'
Why does sexual violence go largely unpunished in the country and should the UN hold the perpetrators accountable?
Last updated: 16 Mar 2013 10:07 GMT
UN says sexual violence on the rise in DRC
UN investigators say they have proof of at least 126 rapes carried out by soldiers fleeing a rebel offensive.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2013 19:52 GMT
UN alleges rapes in DR Congo unrest
The UN accuses both government troops and M23 rebels of killing, raping, and pillaging in Minova and Goma.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2012 12:09 GMT
Reports of rape and looting by DRC soldiers
Residents of eastern town say defeated Congolese soldiers are taking their loss to M23 rebels out on them.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2012 13:56 GMT
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