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Nobel Peace Prize winner Dénis Mukwege deplores mob justice: women are the first victims

Dr Dénis Mukwege, human rights activist and defender of women in particular, has denounced the persistence of mob justice against women. He deplores the fact that women accused of witchcraft in Democratic Republic of Congo may be burned and their homes demolished. He indicates that not only the Congolese law does not recognize witchcraft but also recalls that human life remains sacred and calls on all stakeholders, notably journalists, to