Amnesty International Releases New Report on Mass Rape in DRC
Tuesday, October 26, 2004 10:40 AM

Amnesty International has produced a report describing the systematic rape and torture of women, children and men in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where over twenty groups have been fighting for control over the land and its resources. The report documents that survivors of such violence lack effective access to adequate medical care and calls on the Government of the DRC and the international community to prioritize the rehabilitation of the health care system in the country.

View the full report here.

Compiled from:  "Democratic Republic of Congo: Mass rape leaves a public health crisis." News Release Issued by the International Secretariat of Amnesty International, AI Index: AFR 62/02/2004, 26 October 2004.