Is there no end is sight? My heart just breaks over and over. "No fighting, no death"? Merely death of the soul. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100823...5bl9tb3N0X3BvcHVsYXIEc2xrA3NvbWUyMDB3b21lbg-- Some 200 women gang-raped near Congo UN base "Rwandan and Congolese rebels gang-raped nearly 200 women and some baby boys over four days within miles of a U.N. peacekeepers' base in an eastern Congo mining district, an American aid worker and a Congolese doctor said Monday...." and "There was no fighting and no deaths, Cragin said, just "lots of pillaging and the systematic raping of women." Four young boys also were raped, said Dr. Kasimbo Charles Kacha, the district medical chief. Masudi said they were babies aged one month, six months, a year and 18 months. "Many women said they were raped in their homes in front of their children and husbands, and many said they were raped repeatedly by three to six men," Cragin said. Others were dragged into the nearby forest. International and local health workers have treated 179 women but the number raped could be much higher as terrified civilians still are hiding, he said...." more at link "We keep going back and identifying more and more cases," he said. "Many of the women are returning from the forest naked, with no clothes....."