Mass Rape in Congo this Past June

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From CBC:

Government troops in Congo raped at least 121 women over a three-day period, then pillaged their village in the restive east of the country, the UN human rights office in Geneva said Friday.

A spokesman for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said the incident allegedly occurred June 11-13 in the village of Nyakiele in South Kivu province.

A UN team that visited the area “confirmed that large-scale rape, pillaging and cruel and degrading treatment were committed in Nyakiele,” spokesman Rupert Colville told reporters in Geneva.

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