Somali Court Sentences Rape Victim, Reporter to Prison Terms

Rights groups fear that the case could dissuade other victims from reporting attacks

, The Associated Press


A Mogadishu court has sentenced to one year in prison a woman who said she was raped by security forces and a reporter who interviewed her. The court decided the woman's claims were false and had insulted the government.

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