Libya to compensate women raped during 2011 uprising

By Reuters | Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:43 PM
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TRIPOLI, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Libya will offer compensation to women raped during the 2011 NATO-backed uprising which toppled Muammar Gaddafi, its justice minister said on Wednesday, touching a taboo subject.

Hundreds of women may have been raped during the eight-month conflict, according to the International Criminal Court, which has collected evidence that pro-Gaddafi forces used rape as a weapon to spread ...

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