Life Sentence for DR Congo Militiamen Accused of Rape
A military tribunal has imposed life sentences on militia fighters, including their leader, provincial lawmaker Frederic Batumike for the kidnap and rape of at least 37 girls in the village of Kavumu between 2013 and 2016.
UN News, 19 December 2017
The United Nations envoys dealing with sexual violence in conflict and the head of the Organization's peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Tribunal Gives Life Sentences to Militiamen Who Raped Children
Deutsche Welle, 13 December 2017
An eastern Congolese court's life sentences for 11 militiamen for raping children is a breakthrough, according to rights groups. They say the verdict is a victory against those who… Read more »