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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.

Authors:

  • Karen Naimer, JD 

  • Muriel Volpellier, MD

  • Denis Mukwege, MD

Thème
eHealth
Women and young people’s rights, inclusion and empowerment
Type de ressource
Wehubit reading
Défi
eHealth
Gender issues
Justice
Pays
DR Congo
Year
2019