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DRC Landmark Case Sentences 11 Men To Life In Prison For Crimes Against Humanity, Using Sexual Violence As Weapon

Physicians for Human Rights: A Triumph for Justice in the Congo
This blog post highlights the conviction and life sentencing of 11 men in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) found “guilty of crimes against humanity for the rapes of 40 girls and the murders of two men. The landmark case was buttressed by crucial forensic evidence provided by local medical and legal professionals trained by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), which has assisted the investigation since the attacks began in 2013…” (12/19).

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