Mass CAR rapes will scar generations, ICC says

(FILES) This file photo taken on March 21, 2016 shows former DR Congo leader Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo waiting at a court room of the ICC to hear the delivery of the verdict against him blamed for unbridled rapes and killings by his private army in neighbouring Central African Republic over a decade ago, in The Hague. Defence lawyers on May 16, 2016 sought to mitigate the sentence being weighed against former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba, convicted in March of a slew of war crimes in

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 17, 2016, on page 10.




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