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A Rwandan Hutu rebel gropes a woman on a mountain path near Kimua in eastern Congo. Congolese community leaders say they begged local U.N. officials and army commanders to protect villagers days before rebels gang-raped scores of people in late July and early August. (Associated Press)

A Rwandan Hutu rebel gropes a woman on a mountain path near Kimua in eastern Congo. Congolese community leaders say they begged local U.N. officials and army commanders to protect villagers days before rebels gang-raped scores of people in late July and early August. (Associated Press)

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