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CONTENTS1. Introduction .............................................................................................................3 1.1 War in Bosnia and Herzegovina .............................................................................4 1.2 Dayton Peace Agreement and the structure of the country........................................62. Rape as a Crime Under International Law ....................................................................8 2.1 Definitions of crimes of sexual violence..................................................................9 2.2 Definitions of consent ........................................................................................10 2.3 No amnesty.......................................................................................................113. The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia .....................................12 3.1 Prosecution of crimes of sexual violence ..............................................................13 3.2 Lack of support for survivors ...............................................................................14 3.3 End of responsibility ..........................................................................................174. Prosecutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina....................................................................18 4.1 Prosecution of war crimes at the War Crimes Chamber..............................................18 4.1.1 Jurisdiction of the War Crimes Chamber.........................................................19 4.1.2 Definition of war crimes of sexual violence inconsistent with international law ...21 4.1.3 Prosecuting cases of war crimes of sexual violence..........................................22 4.1.4 Inadequate protection for witnesses ..............................................................24 4.1.5 lack of victim-oriented support......................................................................27 4.2 The entity courts ...............................................................................................29 4.2.1 Inadequate legal framework of the BiH entities...............................................30 4.2.2 Capacity of the entity courts and prosecutors..................................................31 4.3 State Strategy on War Crimes Cases.....................................................................345. The Obligation to Provide Survivors with the Right to a Remedy and Reparation ............366. Failure to Provide Reparation ...................................................................................39 6.1 Failure to provide compensation..........................................................................40 6.1.1 Failure to provide adequate compensation......................................................40 6.1.2 Claiming compensation from individual perpetrators .......................................47


































































































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