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Toujours la violence à l'Est de la RDC

Bonjour mes amies!
Ici à l'Est de la RDc précisément à Shabunda, une fille de 16 ans a été violée devant tout le monde et devant sa famille par 5 soldats hutu rwandais . La fille était encore vierge. Quand ils ont terminés, ils ont mis le feux entre ses jambes et a succombes après quelques minutes. Qui va secourir cette situation? Si certains de nos amies de WORLD PULSE peuvent venir sur place pour ceux qui se passent comme les journalistes; car nos journalistes ont peurs de publier sinon on les tuent aussi Tout ça c'est à cause de guerre qui fait rage à l'intérieur de la ville de Bukavu. Quand est ce que ça terminera? Que notre gouvernement veuille à ça.

Merci mes amies

English translation by PulseWire member MESSA

Good morning my friends

Here in the Eastern DRC and precisely at Shabunda, a 16 years old girl has been raped infront of everybody and before her family by five Rwandan Hutu soldiers.
The girl was still a virgin. When they were through, they put fire between her legs and she gave in after few minutes. Who will come to the aid of such a situation? If some of our World Pulse friends could come to the site and act as journalists; because our journalists are afraid to publish because they could be killed. All of this isas a result of the war which is ravaging the town of Bukavu. When is all this going to end? May our government look into this.

Thanks friends

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MESSA's picture

très émouvant!!

ça fait mal d'entendre un sort aussi triste. une situation qui ammène tout le monde à comprendre ce que cette fille a pu ressentir.

Merci de lever ta voix pour la décrier, tout de même beaucoup de courage à vous.

Ghnadi un jour a dit, tout finira bien par s'arranger, et si tout ne s'arrange pas, ce que ce n'est pas encore la fin. Femme, garde espoir!!!!

Ghandi once said it will all get well at the end, and if it doesn't get well, then it is not yet the end.
Wo

MESSA's picture

Translation

Good morning my friends

Here in the Eastern DRC and precisely at Shabunda, a 16 years old girl has been raped infront of everybody and before her family by five Rwandan Hutu soldiers.
The girl was still a virgin. When they were through, they put fire between her legs and she gave in after few minutes. Who will come to the aid of such a situation? If some of our World Pulse friends could come to the site and act as journalists; because our journalists are afraid to publish because they could be killed. All of this isas a result of the war which is ravaging the town of Bukavu. When is all this going to end? May our government look into this.

Thanks friends

Ghnadi un jour a dit, tout finira bien par s'arranger, et si tout ne s'arrange pas, ce que ce n'est pas encore la fin. Femme, garde espoir!!!!

Ghandi once said it will all get well at the end, and if it doesn't get well, then it is not yet the end.
Wo

Anita Muhanguzi's picture

This is serious

Dear Mumbalina, I am so sorry about the situation of women and girls in your area. Really this is unacceptable and surely the international community needs to be more involved. Please continue to bring out these stories of women being violated. Be strong my sister we are with you in spirit.

Mrs. Anita Kiddu Muhanguzi
Head of Legal and Advocacy
Centre for Batwa Minorities
a.kiddu@gmail.com
cfmlegal@gmail.com
Skype: mrs_muhanguzi

Dear Mumbalina,

THANK YOU for speaking up against the horrific violence against innocent young girls/women in the Eastern DRC.
As you said, journalist risk their lives by writing these stories and you have much courage and commitment to end the violence against the women in the DRC. The world must stand up against these acts of violence.

Stay strong and your global sisters stand alongside you to END the VIOLENCE.

With Gratitude,

Linda Ando

With Gratitude,

Linda M. Ando

amirchima's picture

Continue to raise awareness

Hi Mumbalima,

Very sad story. Your sharing this is a very powerful step. The more these incidents are exposed and shared, the more awareness and attention they will draw. Please continue to find strength in your voice.

Amir

viochan's picture

Stay strong and keep posting

Dear Mumbalima,
I urge you to stay strong and to continue speaking - yelling! - against the horror this child and many like her have suffered. It is thanks to people like you, that we are making progress. No, it doesn't seem like it sometimes, but we are and we should remember that when the fight seems too difficult, too fruitless, and too painful.

I look forward to hearing more from you about what happened with this case and would love to hear more about the work you do and ways in which we can help from where we are.

In sisterhood,

Violeta

flora1's picture

Mumbalima, I read your words

Mumbalima,

I read your words with horror and sadness and also with great respect for you and the strength and courage you have. The more people who know of these things, the bigger change we have of ending these acts of violence and inhumanity.

Yes, we need the international community as witness. Local journalists know the dangers and perhaps cannot get their stories published. The more you tell the story, the wider the net of possible outlets.

I hold you and your community in my heart and my thoughts. Thank you for being so much bigger than the forces who would silence the world against these crimes. You are bigger than the evil you expose.

Be brave as you are and know you are making a difference.

~flora

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