The Bosnia-Herzegovina conflict has come to be seen as the model for wars of ethnic cleansing throughout the world.
Individual or mass forcible transfers, as well as deportations of protected persons from occupied territory are in fact a war crime.
Humanitarian aid is supposed to be beyond the politics of the war.
The use of force or intimidation to remove people of a certain ethnic or religious group from an area
The Nuremberg Trials after World War II marked the first time that individuals were held accountable for cultural war crimes.
The laws address the topic piecemeal, and the principal element is unlawful confinement.