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Prominent Congolese Doctor to Rape Victims Attacked

Dr. Denis Mukwege, who has treated over 15,000 women for injuries sustained as a result of sexual violence, narrowly escaped injury, death, or possibly kidnapping, on arriving home from a trip to Europe, where he found armed attackers waiting. Lauren Wolfe at The Atlantic reports on the assault, Mukwege’s ongoing work, and the surrounding political climate of The Democratic Republic of Congo.