July and August 2010

  • 242 rapes reported in and around Luvungi, a village not far from a UN peacekeepers’ camp
  • 260 more rapes had come to light in the Uvira area and other regions of North and South Kivu
  • 74 attacks in a village called Miki, in South Kivu. The victims included 21 children (all girls aged between seven and 15) and six men
  • All the women in another village, Kiluma, may also have been systematically raped

source: BBC News, 8 Sept 2010

NB: Luvingi, Miki and Kiluma are not on google maps

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