I read both with tears in my eyes and disgust in my stomach. The reports, in all their horror — the dehumanizing gang rapes in front of family, the forced public nudity, the torture and sexual enslavement — all called to mind similar stories from my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Rape was used systematically, with the aim of cultural extermination. The forced impregnation of Bosnian Muslim women by Serbian men was among the distinctive and repugnant genocidal strategies used by the Serbian military, policemen and members of paramilitary groups. Today, there is no more war in Bosnia. But more than two decades after the fighting ended, it is the lingering effects of this wartime sexual violence that remain among our most open wounds. In the case of the Rohingya I worry especially for the future of the women who have suffered these mass rapes: They might be in the news for now, but as in Bosnia, could later end up marginalized, silenced and abandoned to their traumas, even by some members of their own community. But not all of them. In his message, Mr.
FWS was assaulted by a Serb soldier armed with a hunting knife. He threatened to slash her skin in the shape of a crucifix if the Muslim woman refused to have sex. FWS said the drunken men did "whatever they wanted" to her. One bit her neck until she was covered with blood. But she refused to let the proceedings be adjourned. The women, identified only by codes, were among the 16 survivors who testified for the prosecution in the Foca rape trial, named after the southeast Bosnian city overrun by Serb forces at the outset of the ethnic war that lasted from to An estimated 50, girls and women were raped during the conflict. The proceedings have been going on since March at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, an ad hoc court set up by the United Nations, down the street from the International Court of Justice in this seaside Dutch city of The Hague. Almost every night in the summer and fall of , Serb soldiers would enter the detention centers and select their victims from among the female prisoners lying on gym mats, the witnesses testified.
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Opening a landmark case against three former Bosnian Serb soldiers, UN prosecutors charged that they were the men whose individual brutality in their home town had made possible the wider project of ethnic cleansing. Dragoljub Kunarac, Radomir Kovac and Zoran Vukovic are accused on 33 counts of crimes against humanity and crimes against the laws and customs of war. Mr Kunarac, 39, is further accused of "command responsibility" for crimes committed by his subordinates.
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