VIDEO: Sexual Violence Rife in Congo Conflict

While most of the violence is directed towards women, men find themselves victims as well...

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Video originally found on Al Jazeera:

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, an armed conflict between government troops and rebels has been intensifying.

But as the conflict rages, sexual crimes against both men and women have also been rising alarmingly.

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