DRC Doctor Wins Human Rights Prize

European lawmakers have awarded Denis Mukwege the Sakharov prize for his work in helping thousands of gang rape survivors in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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    Deutsche Welle, 26 November 2014

    A Congolese doctor who specializes in the treatment of rape victims is to receive the Sakharov Prize for his work. The award is one of Europe's most prestigious human rights… Read more »

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    HRW, 22 October 2014

    In a move that will surely draw a collective cheer from thousands of women whose lives have been destroyed by brutal sexual violence, the European Parliament announced that… Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   EU Human Rights Prize for Congolese Doctor

    Deutsche Welle, 22 October 2014

    European lawmakers have awarded Denis Mukwege the Sakharov prize for his work in helping thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more »

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    Deutsche Welle, 21 October 2014

    The 2014 Sakharov Prize, one of Europe's most prestigious human rights accolades, will go to the Congolese physician Denis Mukwege for his treatment of the victims of gang rape in… Read more »

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Dr. Denis Mukwege (file photo).

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