Sexual violence as weapon of war
Armed groups in Central African Republic (CAR) are using rape and sexual slavery as weapons of war which may amount to crimes against humanity. Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Thursday. Thousands have died and a fifth of Central Africans have been uprooted in a conflict that broke out after Muslim Seleka rebels ousted President Francois Bozize in early 2013.
DW's Isaac Mugabi has been speaking to Lewis Mudge, senior researcher in the Africa Division at Human Rights Watch focusing on the Central African Republic (CAR)