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Congolese 'Rape Doctor' Wins Sakharov Human Rights Prize

A Congolese gynecologist who has spent more than 15 years helping women heal from the horrors of rape is the winner of this year's Sakharov human rights prize. The European Parliament unanimously chose Dr. Denis Mukwege for what it calls his fight for the protection of women. The 59-year-old Mukwege founded his Panzi Hospital in Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1998 to treat victims of war-inspired mass rape and sexual violence. He survived an assassination attempt...

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