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DR Congo: Rape of a Nation by Robin Hammond (0 images)

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The last thing Basamae Maombi would see was the face of the man raping her. She had recognised him and called out his name, hoping the pain and indignity of the attack would stop. But it only made things worse. He held her down, pulled out his dirty knife and gouged out both of her eyes.

As shocking as Basamae's story is, it is not unusual in a country ravaged by a war that has claimed over five million lives and seen as many as half a million women and children...
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