A judge at the International War Crimes Tribunal in the Hague recently found three men guilty of rape as a war crime. A panel talks about the significance of adding sexual assault to the list of violations that can be considered war crimes, and what the broader implications may be for women around the world.

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  • Kelly Askin acting executive director of the War Crimes Research Office of American University's Washington College of Law, and author of "War Crimes Against Women: Prosecution in International War Crimes Tribunals" (1997)

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