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Rights Group Accuses Sudanese Forces of Mass Rape in Darfur

Sudanese armed forces raped more than 200 women and girls in the north Darfur town of Tabit last year, in what could be considered crimes against humanity, said Human Rights Watch in a report released Wednesday. The 48-page report claims Sudanese armed forces went house to house, looted property, arrested men, beat residents, and raped women and girls in a 36-hour spree of violence that began on Oct. 30 last year. The mass rapes could be considered crimes against humanity,...

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