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A coalition launches its project of a civil institution: based on the model of the tribunal, it aims to create a space o...
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Frederic Batumike and others - Kavumu Trial

12.02.2018 - (Last modified: 26.07.2018)
Kavumu is a very poor village in the South Kivu province in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). For many years, this region has been the scene of violence, fighting for territories and natural resources, and power struggle. Between 2013 and 2016, more than 40 young girls in Kavumu, aged between 13 months and 12 years, were kidnapped and rap...

Kavumu case: interview with “the man who mends women”

08.02.2018 - (Last modified: 20.12.2018)
Doctor Mukwege founded Panzi Hospital in Bukavu in 1999. Since its inception, more than 50’000 women, including th...
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Ntumwa "Marocain" Maro, a warlord in the dock

25.01.2018 - (Last modified: 18.07.2018)
Marocain is suspected of being one of the highest-ranking leaders of a group that killed, terrorized and enslaved the pe...
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Despite threats and intimidations on behalf of those whom they disturb, the Congolese actors stood firm. Attorney Charle...
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Before destiny led him to the victims of Kavumu, Georges Kuzma, police and justice expert consultant for Physicians for...
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With your help, justice becomes possible

14.12.2017 - (Last modified: 16.02.2018)
When our forces unite to denounce and fight against atrocities, justice becomes possible. The Kavumu case, which I got t...
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Justice is delivered for the children of Kavumu

13.12.2017 - (Last modified: 02.02.2018)
Bukavu / Geneva / New York, December 13, 2017.  In an extraordinary and landmark ruling, 11 Congolese militia members, w...
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Kavumu: A psychologist alongside traumatized children

04.12.2017 - (Last modified: 10.01.2018)
My 17 years of experience with children have been used to help the young victims of Kavumu. I work at Gonesse hospital,...
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Kavumu trial maintained to 9 November

09.11.2017 - (Last modified: 22.11.2017)
Geneva, 9 November 2017 - After several days of uncertainty, the trial for the Kavumu rapes will finally open today in B...
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The Kavumu child rape cases: Finally, a trial

02.11.2017 - (Last modified: 09.11.2017)
UPDATE: due to unforeseen circumstances, the trial will start on 9 November 2017.   Bukavu, Geneva, New-York, 2...
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Kavumu case: young girls abducted at night and raped

31.10.2017 - (Last modified: 18.07.2018)
Kavumu is a particularly poor village situated in the province of South Kivu, in Eastern DRC. Not far from the provincia...
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