Defining Rape: Emerging Obligations for States Under International Law?

Defining Rape: Emerging Obligations for States Under International Law?

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The crime of rape has been prevalent in all contexts, whether committed during armed conflict or in peacetime, and has largely been characterised by a culture of impunity. International law, through its branches of international human rights law, international humanitarian law and international criminal law, has increasingly condemned such violence and is progressively obliging states to prevent rape, whether committed by a state agent or a private actor.also sexually assaulted, often in public and accompanied by other forms of torture. ... how Cesic forced two detained Muslim brothers to perform fellatio on each other in front of other detainees.900 Cesic was subsequently convicted ofthe rapeanbsp;...


Title:Defining Rape: Emerging Obligations for States Under International Law?
Author: Maria Eriksson
Publisher:Martinus Nijhoff Publishers - 2011-10-28
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