“Hotels, hospitals and other facilities where rape and torture were used as weapons of war while Yugoslava splintered a generation ago are still functioning as if nothing happened.
A hospital in Brčko — which remains operational today — was among the places that witnessed horrific scenes during the ethnic conflict, which raged from 1992 until 1995.
‘I was raped every night,’ one victim who was a patient there in 1992 told NBC News, her hands trembling as she lit a cigarette. ‘It lasted more than a month.’
Now aged 52, the woman didn’t tell anyone about her ordeal until 2011. She recounted being raped by six or seven soldiers in succession, sometimes in her hospital bed.” (NBC News)
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