Mobilizing the Will to Prosecute: Crimes of Rape at the Yugoslav and Rwandan Tribunals

  title={Mobilizing the Will to Prosecute: Crimes of Rape at the Yugoslav and Rwandan Tribunals},
  author={Heidi Nichols Haddad},
  journal={Human Rights Review},
  • H. Haddad
  • Published 1 March 2011
  • Law
  • Human Rights Review
Widespread and systematic rape pervaded both the genocides in Bosnia–Herzegovina in 1992 and in Rwanda in 1994. In response to these conflicts, the Yugoslav Tribunal (ICTY) and the Rwandan Tribunal (ICTR) were created and charged with meting justice for crimes committed, including rape. Nevertheless, the two tribunals differ in their relative success in administering justice for crimes of rape. Addressing rape has been a consistent element of the ICTY prosecution strategy, which resulted in… 
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