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Somalia’s President Should Void Court Sentences Based on Bad Evidence and Biased Attitudes


PHR today called on the president of Somalia to reverse the convictions of two people: a 27-year-old mother of five who alleges that she was gang-raped by soldiers, and a journalist who has reported on sexual violence in camps for internally displaced Somalis.

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Stronger Commitment Needed from African Leaders to Stop Rape in Conflict

The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict

A delegation of grassroots women’s rights activists who came to the 20th African Union Summit are frustrated with continued broken promises for security and call on all Heads of States to make stronger commitments to stop rape in conflict.

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Compromising With Evil: An archival history of greater Sudan, 2007 – 2012


The epidemic of rape and sexual violence continues to stalk all of Darfur. As a study by Physicians for Human Rights has shown, the health consequences of rape are staggering, with enormous implications for the well-being of women and girls who have been attacked.

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Darfur nine years on: murder in a media vacuum

New Statesman

The New Statesman reports on PHR's recent brief on Darfur, detailing the widespread attacks that take place in the absence of active armed conflict.

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Eyewitness to Slavery and Freedom

The Jewish Daily Forward

The Jewish Daily Forward's Leonard Fein invites PHR's Dr. Mohammed Ahmed Eisa to celebrate Passover and share his story of growing up in Sudan.

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