Message from Denis Mukwege to European Parliament

Sakharov laureate Denis Mukwege has called on the European Parliament to introduce mandatory conflict minerals legislation:

“Women’s bodies have become a true battlefield and rape is being used as a weapon of war,” said Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege as he accepted the 2014 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in Strasbourg on Wednesday 26 November. Dr Mukwege was honoured by the European Parliament for dedicating his life to helping thousands of victims of gang rape and brutal sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Read more in the Huffington Post and on the European Parliament website.

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