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ICC first conviction for acts of sexual violence

ICC first conviction for acts of sexual violence

Today, the International Criminal Court (ICC) unanimously convicted Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo (Bemba) as a military commander for two counts of crimes against humanity including murder and rape and three counts of war crimes including murder, rape and pillaging. Bemba was convicted in his capacity as President and Commander-in-Chief of the Mouvement de libération du Congo […]

Can Egyptian women start a revolution against sexual violence?

Can Egyptian women start a revolution against sexual violence?

In Tahrir Square, the center of the Egyptian revolution five years ago, women safely joined men to protest for a new future. But that moment soon ended; hundreds, even thousands of female protestors were sexually assaulted. In some cases, activists believe the government used violence as a political weapon. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin examines how […]

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