Pete Muller Photography

Battling Impunity: Rape Trials in Eastern Congo: The Trials

Heavily armed Congolese soldiers escort Lt. Col. Kebibi between his holding cell and the courtroom. During the trail, local and international officials were deeply concerned that fighters loyal to Kebibi would attempt to rescue him by force. As the trail proceeded, the United Nations peacekeeping force took up positions at all entry points into Baraka town in order ensure that Kebibi loyalists were not able to easily enter.
Heavily armed Congolese soldiers escort Lt. Col. Kebibi between his holding cell and the courtroom. During the trail, local and international officials were deeply concerned that fighters loyal to Kebibi would attempt to rescue him by force. As the trail proceeded, the United Nations peacekeeping force took up positions at all entry points into Baraka town in order ensure that Kebibi loyalists were not able to easily enter.