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“I Just Sit and Wait to Die” – Reparations for Survivors of Kenya’s 2007-2008 Post-Election Sexual Violence

On January 25, 2008, during the explosion of post-election violence in Kenya, four men beat and brutally gang-raped Apiyo P., a 53-year-old mother of five. She told Human Rights Watch how the rape continues to affect her: I am not at peace, my body is not the same. If I am pressed, urine just comes out. I feel weak. Sometimes …