New evidence emerges of mass rape during post-election violence in Kenya

A study by Physicians for Human Rights published today (August 29) in the peer-reviewed online publication PLOS One has found that the pattern of sexual assault perpetrated during the period following the contested 2007 presidential elections in Kenya is consistent with the patterns of mass rape documented in conflict settings elsewhere. The study provides indisputable evidence to support the claims being advanced in legal processes under way in Kenya and at the International Criminal Court: that crimes against humanity of mass rape did take place during that time.

Read article by PHR’s Karen Naimer

http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org/blog/entry/new-evidence-emerges-of-mass-rape-during-post-election-violence-in-kenya#.VBVPGyCdv5U.twitter

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