Rebels rape 5000 women in Congo
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Rebels rape 5000 women in Congo

Kinkala : Congo | Oct 18, 2012 at 7:50 AM PDT
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Rape has been particularly prevalent in war-torn countries such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo

GOMA - Rebels this year about 5,000 women raped in eastern North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. That left a local hospital Thursday. In the area of violence broke in April when a group of mutinous soldiers, M23, against the government army returned. This handles numerous groups to arms. The rebel group M23 was formed by a group of former combatants of the Tutsi tribe. This group was a few years ago, a whole part of the government army. That was the result of peace agreements from 2009. According to the rebels of M23 that peace agreements has never been fully complied with. abductions In North Kivu is anything wrong, inform the UN and various human rights groups. The rebels raping women and girls. Also they abduct men and boys to force them to fight for them. They execute even young recruits who are trying to escape from the rebel army. The political face of M23 denied Thursday that the group is guilty of rape and other atrocities.

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M23 members are former fighters in an ethnic Tutsi rebel movement integrated into the military under a 2009 peace deal
M23 members are former fighters in an ethnic Tutsi rebel movement integrated into the military under a 2009 peace deal
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