Posts Tagged ‘DR Congo’

According to a study by US scientists published in the American Journal of Public Health, an average of 48 females aged 15-49 are raped every hour in Democratic Republic of Congo. (photo, from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the government of the DR Congo of using violence to eliminate political opponents since polls in 2006.

According to the rights group, Congolese security forces had deliberately killed more than 500 people in a campaign against opposition groups. (photo, from bbc.co.uk) (more…)

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