17 January 2013

 Rape by armed men of displaced women is on the rise to an alarming extent in camps around Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a medical charity....   (MSF) -Doctors Without Borders took in 95 victims of sexual assault between December 3 and January 5, the charity said in a statement released Wednesday...  Most of the attacks happen on a hill where women from displaced people's camps go to fetch wood for cooking, Thierry Goffeau, the MSF chief in the unstable and strife-torn North Kivu province, told AFP on Friday.

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