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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The Rape Babies Mass Rape in Congo
The room is crowded with women, all of whom have been raped. If that's not horrifying enough, many of the women have been raped multiple times and are pregnant as a result.
Their terrifying stories of torture and terror are not even unusual. If the Democratic Republic of Congo is the rape capital of the world, then Minova is its nerve centre - and the raping is still going on.
The town is most notorious for the mass rape of hundreds of women by Congolese soldiers in November 2012.
An investigation by the United Nations found the soldiers raped at least 97 women and 33 girls (some as young as six).