LOUIS ABELMAN

But seriously…

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We’ve finally filmed some interviews of women who are patients of the rape victims’ program “Gueri Mon Peuple” here at DOCS in Goma. Each story is more unbelievably horrible than the last.

Here’s a UN news agency special about gender-based violence, which has a documentary starring Lyn Lusi, the amazing woman whose house we are living in.

Here’s the Amnesty International report on sexual violence in east Congo.

And just for fun, here’s a UN news agency article about the reigning climate of insecurity here in Goma. I wouldn’t worry about us white boys, though, since we have Jo’s guards with us at night. They have been given a special dispensation by the governor to shoot anyone they feel like to protect us. So we’ve been taking them to nightclubs and starting fights…

Written by louis

November 13th, 2004 at 11:54 am

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