'They Said We Were Their Slaves' - Sexual Violence in CAR



Publisher:
Human Rights Watch
Publication Date:
4 October 2017
Tags:
Central African Republic, Human Rights, Legal and Judicial Affairs

Armed groups in the Central African Republic have used rape and sexual slavery as a tactic of war across the country during nearly five years of conflict. Commanders have tolerated widespread sexual violence by their forces and, in some cases, appear to have ordered it or committed it themselves.




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