In the 1990s war in Bosnia, thousands of Muslim women were systematically raped as a tactic of ethnic cleansing. I Came to Testify is the story of 16 women who took the witness stand in an international court of law and changed the rules of war forever.
Imagine you’re a young woman from a small village in Bosnia. You’ve witnessed horrors most people could never even imagine, and you’ve been asked to fly half way across the continent to testify before an international court. You may need some convincing, and certainly coaching.
Congo’s opposition party names its candidate for November’s election, but it’s unclear how he’ll run from a jail cell in The Hague.
Associate Producer Jessie Beauchaine writes from The Hague as our team visits the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.