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Rape 'routinely' used as torture in DRC prisons

A UK based charity is warning that rape is being routinely used in state prisons across the Democratic Republic of Congo as a means of torturing women who are politically active.

Research by the organisation Freedom from Torture found that more than half of the women examined had been gang-raped.

Ciara Riordan reports.

  • 02 Jun 2014
  • From the section Africa
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