Clinton urges protests against rape, corruption

August 11th, 2009

Associated Press

KINSHASA, Congo — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called Monday for Congo’s young people to lead nationwide protests against corruption and rampant sexual violence in the country’s violence-torn east.

She stressed that domestic outrage was needed to help prod officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo into action. “You are the ones who have to speak out,” she told university students in Kinshasa.

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