Prosecuting rape as a weapon of war

The World

Rape has long been used by armies around the world as a weapon of war. Dozens of allegations of sexual attacks have been made against Russian soldiers in Ukraine in the past two months. Lyudmyla Denisova, the Ukrainian ombudswoman for human rights, has said she believes many of the assaults were deliberate and systematic. But as The World’s Europe correspondent Orla Barry reports, proving that in court will be challenging.

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