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Still no justice for women survivors of wartime rape in Bosnia and Herzegovina

April 12, 2012

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March 28, 2012 It is time the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina enacted its 2010 commitment to ensure justice, truth and reparation for hundreds of survivors of wartime sexual violence, Amnesty International said in a briefing published today. “Nearly two decades after the end of the war, hundreds of women continue to live with the […]

Film Revisits Abuses by U.N. Peacekeepers in Bosnia

August 1, 2011

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By Denis Foynes UNITED NATIONS, Jul 31, 2011 (IPS) – “The Whistle Blower”, a feature film inspired by actual events that occurred in 1999, follows the story of Kathy Bolkovac (Academy Award-winner Rachel Weisz), a U.S. police officer who takes a job working as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. She uncovers a dangerous reality of […]

Film Revisits Abuses by U.N. Peacekeepers in Bosnia

August 1, 2011

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By Denis Foynes UNITED NATIONS, Jul 31, 2011 (IPS) – “The Whistle Blower”, a feature film inspired by actual events that occurred in 1999, follows the story of Kathy Bolkovac (Academy Award-winner Rachel Weisz), a U.S. police officer who takes a job working as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. She uncovers a dangerous reality of […]