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Congo’s Uncivil War

A look at the factors behind the brutal civil war that has been taking place in the Congo over the past decade -- and the epidemic of mass rape that has swept that country with it.

A Daily Beast feature looks at the factors behind the brutal civil war that has been taking place in the Congo over the past decade — and the epidemic of mass rape that has swept that country with it. At a recent forum, Congolese activist Annie Rashidi-Mulumba said “We have to treat sexual violence as terrorism” and urged the U.S. to put pressure on her country’s government to stop it.


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