The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo
The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo (2008)

Women's bodies have always been a wartime battleground. But on the eastern borders of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where civil war has left four million dead since 1998, rape is happening on a systemic, unimaginable scale.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: June 7, 2005
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Joe Leydon

Vet documaker Lisa F. Jackson offers a harrowing look at violence against women as a war crime in The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo.

James Greenberg
Hollywood Reporter

With the eye of a veteran documentarian, [Lisa] Jackson sees the innocence, colorfulness and spirit of the Congo in the background, but what she presents is a country that clearly will not be whole until its women are protected.

Kam Williams

A chilling reminder of why John Lennon once wrote a song entitled, 'Woman is the [N-word] of the World.'

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