The Bosnia-Herzegovina conflict has come to be seen as the model for wars of ethnic cleansing throughout the world.
Persecution against any identifiable group on political, racial, gender or religious grounds is impermissible.
One of the many challenges facing the tribunal is managing expectations of what it can and should achieve.
Some scholars seek to go beyond the popular narratives of Rwanda’s darkest hour of genocide.
International law draws lines that do not in all ways match our sense of the most awful behavior.
Parties to conflict may not use civilians to shield military objectives or military operations from attack.
Rape as a form of torture, a means of persecution and an indicia of enslavement is a serious war crime.
It is not necessary to prove that rape itself was widespread or systematic, but instead that the attack was.
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