The case of Kavumu: a model of medicolegal collaboration
On July 27, 2018, in a landmark judgment, the High Military Court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) upheld the conviction of 11 men, including a provincial lawmaker, who had been found guilty in December, 2017, of crimes against humanity for the rape of dozens of young girls and for murder in the village of Kavumu.
Karen Naimer, JD
Muriel Volpellier, MD
Denis Mukwege, MD