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Bosnian Court Grants Compensation to Wartime Rape Victim

Bosnia's war crimes court issued a landmark ruling Wednesday granting the first ever compensation to a wartime rape victim and sentencing two former Bosnian Serb soldiers who raped her early in the 1992-95 war to 10 years each in jail. The woman is among thousands of victims of wartime rape whose search for recognition and support from the Bosnian state has so far been blocked by Bosnian Serb leaders who fear a wave of compensation claims. Bosnian courts have persecuted and jailed...

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