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There must be no impunity for sexual crimes committed in war - that's the warning from the EU's ambassador to Bosnia. It comes as the country struggles to deal with the legacy of mass rape. According to human rights groups as many as twenty thousand women were raped in the early nineties, often at camps set up for that purpose. BBC's Special Correspondent Fergal Keane reports now from the town of Visegrad. His report contains some distressing images from the start. Subscribe to BBC News HERE out our website: Facebook: Twitter:
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justinjex1
justinjex1

As a doctor, i treated a woman who fled from this. They put her family in their house and set it on fire. She was able to get out with one of her daughters. They made it to America with only the clothes on their back. She had a slipper on one foot and a loafer type shoe on the other. I didn’t know what to say or do. I treated her like any good professional would and then went into the bathroom, locked the door and wept. What is wrong with us. Seriously, are we not all human beings. Do we not all bleed the same blood. Do we not all laugh, and cry and love. Why do we have to keep doing such unspeakable things?

2017-11-19
Elvis Blazevic
Elvis Blazevic

And life goes on like nothing happened...... wtf

2016-09-22
Ez Ce
Ez Ce

This place should be burned to ashes. Then build new one.

2016-08-28
jusuf amir
jusuf amir

Drina river is the bigest grave in eastern Bosnia

2016-08-12
Dauren Iskakov
Dauren Iskakov

in my view, hotel should be erased and on its place is better to build a memorial in memory of people who suffered

2016-04-08
Kelly Trindles
Kelly Trindles

Can’t believe these men got away with what they did

2017-12-13
lisa koola
lisa koola

it’s so hard to watch this

2018-03-24
Get briefed
Get briefed

Today Serbia is trying to show how Bosnians and our countries army had no right to fight back.. how would you guys feel if someone came to your country and did this?

2016-11-22
David Star
David Star

Visegrad Genocide MemoriesGenocide against Bosniaks in Visegrad 1992-95 In Memoriam: Jasmina Ahmetspahic Beautiful Bosniak girl Jasmina Ahmetspahic, did not allow  Bosnian Serb soldiers to rape her, instead she committed suicide by jumping through a window in the Vilina Vlas spa hotel. We will never forget! Jasmina Ahmetspahic (28.01.1968 – 14.06.1992)

2016-04-09
lenin irshad
lenin irshad

if you do not acknowledge your dark past you will not learn and grow. the germans are a great example

2017-11-01
Amsela Gutda
Amsela Gutda

There is One who will give satisfying punishment!!!

2016-04-09
M.C McChenko
M.C McChenko

That hotel should be torn down and a memorial should be built to the women and young girls who suffered and endured atrocities. I guess the stories are true, about the devil, he walks this earth and posses those who have no soul, how else could such evil be perpetuated.

2017-04-07
Adnan ad
Adnan ad

Coward Serbian War Criminal Army

2016-04-09
infinity 2
infinity 2

I just can’t comprehend how sick some people are. The hotel should be taken down and turned into a memorial for all those who suffered...

2018-01-18
Russ Feratovic
Russ Feratovic

kako samo mrtvi srpska narod I vojske izgledaju moglo lijepo. samo su mrtvi Srbe dobre. moje srce ide za ova zena i sve žene koja su bile tamo. moj narod su imali moglo teško zbog ovi Srbe narod

2017-10-27
Mia The Blogger
Mia The Blogger

Not all Serbs are disgusting pigs like those men are. I am from Serbia, and I never did anything to anyone. I strongly support human rights and also female rights, and I find what these men did to these women, disgusting and unforgivable. But we can't condemn all Serbs for the wrongs of these disgusting men, some of us are kind and good-hearted, who would never do what those men did. I know that this is your eyes seems that I am defending my people, but I am right, not all Serbs should be condemned for what happened in that place like not all Muslims should be condemned for what Isis is doing all around the world.

2017-09-02
happy wishtree
happy wishtree

The world didn't help the Bosnians.The Serbian rapists and murderers committed horrible war crimes.I hope all of them will be arrested and send to prison one day.

2017-07-11
The Bealzibub
The Bealzibub

I am deeply saddened every time I hear about Bosnia war. I have much sympathy for all bosnians :(

2016-04-08
Online
Online

As someone who fled Yugoslavia due to ethnic cleansing, I have to say that not all Serbians are war criminals but most war criminals in Yugoslavia were in fact Serbian, that is not to say that there weren't crimes committed by Bosnians, Croatians, Albanians and others but the hard reality Serbians have yet to accept is that we did not want to live with Serbia anymore, but like in any abusive relationship Serbia decided that it was in our best interest to stay married to each other even if it meant constant fighting. Those radical Serbs were like a crazy husband who couldn't accept that his wife didn't want to be with him anymore so he made both their lives a living hell. Serbs need to move on, start focusing on fixing your internal issues within Serbia while we do the same.

2017-09-17
BlackfireVatsal
BlackfireVatsal

BBC always focus on crime committed by countries but never show anything bad that they or British had one in Asia or Africa

2018-03-29
Emrah IOS
Emrah IOS

I'm Bosnian and this makes me sad

2017-09-24
lisa martin
lisa martin

WHAT, a rape hotel converted into a resort . Unbelievable. Humanity at its lowest !!!

2018-01-13
HAZY KK
HAZY KK

Thanks to Pakistan... many were saved

2017-08-04
David Star
David Star

The Justice FOR VICTIMS in Radovan Karadzic Case??? WHY Visegrad was not included by The Prosecutor Indictment in The Hag under 7 cities where occurred Genocide??? Serge Bramertz and The Prosecutor did not include Visegrad in the Indictment... Intentionally or not? That is why Karadzic was sentenced only 40 years not for live in prison. The indictment was wrong done with taking out Visegrad, which was after Srebrenica most known city for killings and rapes. Over 3000 Bosnian Muslims were killed in the Visegrad , some of them burned in alive. About 25% Bosnian Muslims from Visegrad were killed. Ethnic cleansing was done 100% in the summer 1992. They deported every Muslim from Visegrad which was done same way and method as Adolf Hitler did. No one Muslim could stay alive in Visegrad after summer 1992. IS THAT GENOCIDE ??? For some reason (political) Tribunal did not made LIFE PRISON SENTENCE FOR Karadzic... Please think for the answer WHY NOT?

2016-04-09
SAGAR MASKE
SAGAR MASKE

humans forget that they are humans and behave inhuman to shame the humanity by torturing other humans. Eye for an eye makes whole world blind.

2017-05-29
The Castelan
The Castelan

Or as The BBC calls it, "our little secret".

2016-04-08
MrHappyfuntimeskayak
MrHappyfuntimeskayak

two stars, would not stay here again.

2016-04-08
kingslum kng
kingslum kng

So many people in this world deserves to burn

2017-12-12
ATTERO DOMINATUS
ATTERO DOMINATUS

yeah,yeah,yeah SERBS ARE BAD,AND ALL OTHERS ARE GOOD! BRITS ARE PLANING SOMETHING AGAIN

2017-06-22
Samsung Shoebrain
Samsung Shoebrain

They should make a movie about it and call it 12 Years A Slav.

2016-04-08
Ali Abbas
Ali Abbas

Same is being done by Indian army in Indian occupied Kashmir for decades !! The shameless BBC is silent on that

2017-12-20
Elmas RobotAlien
Elmas RobotAlien

i hope all of the serbian leaders and soldiers involved in this shit burn in hell.

2017-06-08
Totoro 420
Totoro 420

I’m an 18 year old Bosnian guy and watching this makes me so sad

2017-12-06
Radioman909
Radioman909

It doesn't matter what your belief is, people shouldn't be treated this way. It's easy to repay Evil for Evil, but to forgive is much harder.

2017-12-29
Monetary Awareness Chanel!
Monetary Awareness Chanel!

Wow.. The place needs to be burned down

2017-12-13
Anonymous
Anonymous

Also never forget that it is the Serbs that caused the first world war. And WW2 was a direst consequence of WW1, so you can say Serbs caused both world wars.

2017-06-22
ADMIN
ADMIN

DUTCH SOLDIERS WERE ALSO INVOLVED IN BOSNIAN GENOCIDE

2017-05-30
Luis Pacheco
Luis Pacheco

Western propaganda.

2017-12-04
bk bk
bk bk

More jewish media lie

2017-12-10
Devanshu Jani
Devanshu Jani

One could see her pain in her eyes,and there will be many more like her,God give them strength.. 😰😰

2018-03-12
Austin Michael
Austin Michael

Bosnians and Croats Killed many civilians. But then they blame the Serbs for everything.

2018-01-04
accatt2204
accatt2204

It's shocking and tragic, hopefully I can raise enough money with others to create a memorial somewhere in the US or Europe, to create a genocide memorial for the victims. 2,100-3,000 Bosniak civilians according to the ICTY, RDC of Bosnia, and various Human Rights Groups were killed, the river Drina during the draining of the damn, investigators discovered 150 bodies and believe hundreds more are still in it but Serbia refused to let investigators have at least a week more to investigate. It's sad the double standard that exist in Republika Srpska. If your a Serb soldier who committted the worst atrocities since WW2 (starting April 1st in Bijelina and in 91' against Catholics in Croatia...you have a memorial that says your a "victim", yet civilians burnt alive, raped, and murdered....are told not to use the "G" word. Even though courts have concluded that, "a reasonable trier of fact, COUlD conclude beyond reasonable doubt, that genocide occurred, AND stated the Actus Reus of genocide did occur there. However maybe they could add one word to the memorial that the Serbs CANT legally remove cause it has been proven and people convicted th crime of Extermination and Persecutions occurred, they could add the word "in memory of the victims of the Ethnic Cleansing and Extermination's of 1992 in Visegrad". Legally THAT has been proved in the courts.

2017-02-25
Junie Bug June
Junie Bug June

I think that they should have torn down the building and made it into a memorial garden. Give the site new life and beauty that would give everyone peace.

2017-07-15
sandara
sandara

I know blame the brits

2018-01-02
Trn Brn
Trn Brn

THIS IS NOT TRUE!!!!!!

2017-05-30
Corporal Clegg
Corporal Clegg

I do NOT care much for arrogant Serbs nor their mentors Russians.

2017-11-21
Without prejudice
Without prejudice

This hotel sounds a lot like the bbc. Who would be surprised if it turns out jimmy savile was running it?

2016-04-08
NaderR
NaderR

What else to do with the hotel? Destroy it and then build a new one?

2016-04-08
kareem Ahmed
kareem Ahmed

very sad

2017-12-14
king kong
king kong

just wait... turkey is growing powerfull and come again 500 years over serbia and than we make the bil just wait insallah ;-) we never forget never !

2018-01-02
Andrew G
Andrew G

Sad documentary!!! But BBC, you guys are hypocrites!!! When will you do a documentary about the destruction and killings your British ancestors unleashed on the whole of West Africa and and the rest of the colonial world? The poverty in Africa is directly linked to the greed and wickedness of the British people!

2017-06-28
Kristian Horvat
Kristian Horvat

serbianers are using nowadays islamic terror across EU to justify war crimes they were committed in 90s

2016-04-08
Jackmann Jack
Jackmann Jack

Never mentioned that muslims killed 3500 serbian women and children in 1993 - christmas day.

2017-12-03
old monk
old monk

Why do people forget that we are all humans, ascended from the same ancestors!

2017-11-17
Joshua Cisneros
Joshua Cisneros

What can be done about these horrors?

2017-12-24
Bojan R
Bojan R

25y later, the propaganda is still spread, here by BBC...

2017-06-10
Hero Of Bukit Padang
Hero Of Bukit Padang

No even half as bad as what the isis or islamos doing now. BBC sucks big time

2017-05-31
Robert Kyril Jordan
Robert Kyril Jordan

This is one side. Look up on you tube "Stolen Kosovo" or "Uloupeno Kosovo" in Czech to see the Serbian side. This video made by Czech TV but forbidden to be aired in the EU deals with Kosovo rather than Bosna, but it gives a good insight into why Serbs may react to Muslims negativly. Nothing is so black and white in the Balkans as US- NATO would have us believe.

2017-06-02
MufljuzKosovoAlbany
MufljuzKosovoAlbany

TURSKI KOPILIC POSRBIC GENOCID SMRT SMRDIMA POSRBIC U RBIH

2017-10-23
mosa mosa
mosa mosa

where ever there is Muslim headache is there

2017-05-28
Khaled Hossain
Khaled Hossain

serb are one of barbarism ethic in the globe

2017-03-30
nazi frog
nazi frog

Good hold Russia responsible for the rape of germany

2017-11-20
Armin Sohan
Armin Sohan

All rubbish people should be punished untill death

2017-11-15
vide0gameCaster
vide0gameCaster

When Serbs went full Neo-Nazi!

2018-05-01
Maks
Maks

As a Serb who grew up during the 90s in Serbia and since creating a political opinion was always against "great Serbia", Milošević and participated in protests I am shocked by some of the comments. I believe that autocratic government Milošević was leading for ten years had disastrous results and will have terrible effects for generations, but putting tho WHOLE NATION in one basket twenty years later is as closed minded as the third Reich supporters back in the day.

2017-12-23
Adolf Himller
Adolf Himller

West talking about morals :) now aint that a joke ;)

2018-03-09
Random Person
Random Person

I can't believe this took place in the modern era and in the middle of Europe. Serbs, seriously wtf were you thinking backing these animals? You guys seriously went full Arab back then.

2017-11-22
Chloe wilson
Chloe wilson

I love how people can straight up lie, horrible man.

2017-08-01
lion head
lion head

Pure evil people

2017-11-17
Lilium bosniacum
Lilium bosniacum

NEVER FORGIVE, NEVER FORGET GENOCIDE IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA !!!!

2016-04-08
NaturelDeese
NaturelDeese

so sad

2017-05-02
Dubai's Finest
Dubai's Finest

Where can I book a stay here, looks very pleasant

2018-05-10
dusan dimitrijevic
dusan dimitrijevic

BBC=fake news

2017-07-12
mayank singh
mayank singh

Saudi funded propaganda

2017-05-30
Albino Panda
Albino Panda

Bosniaks do this the same to the serbian civilians....This is so one sided....

2017-05-16
Raymond XL
Raymond XL

I have one rule. Shoot all rapists.

2017-09-13
catpainblackudder01
catpainblackudder01

It's a report by the BBC, so there will be little or no truth to it, the BBC will never mention the horrors experienced by the Serbs.

2017-05-30
Ash Swan
Ash Swan

I am angrily sad.....

2017-06-09
Poisoned Rose
Poisoned Rose

So. Serbs are the bad guys here? But you see, it was a war. No one was innocent. I'm not saying Serbs did nothing, but others tortured Serbs too.

2017-09-06
oooSoundOfLifeooo
oooSoundOfLifeooo

A muslim woman is gonna go on camera and just tell it all like that, open faced, no shame... REALLY??? Come on... ever heard of "takyyah"??? These people will lie when it's useful.

2017-12-08
hip hop
hip hop

How do we know that this is true? When u are going to acuse someone of rape have some proof please, cuz i can say now i got raped by Donanld Trump can u make a video of me crying and saying that Donald Trump raped me, does that make it true?

2018-01-09
rocknrollkid90
rocknrollkid90

That place should have been torn down and replaced it by building a memorial site for rape victims and others who have been murdered there! :(

2018-02-21
Niazi Ghani
Niazi Ghani

more needs to be done to raise awareness of these crimes

2017-05-29
Simon Bill
Simon Bill

They will pay for this in Hell*

2017-05-27
Niazi Ghani
Niazi Ghani

simply shocking this can happen on Europe

2017-05-29
Helison Rodrigues
Helison Rodrigues

why the serb hate bosniac muslins?

2017-01-14
docwillems
docwillems

Mladic Hero of EUROPE Deport all racial aliens out of Europe.

2016-04-17
Mosab Hijazi
Mosab Hijazi

My friends parents escaped to Canada during the bosnian genocide , his dad was shot by the serbs, im palestinian my parents experienced this , i never really i was a kid when we came to Canada, its sad how similar the stories are.

2017-12-19
mana_narie x
mana_narie x

That is so horrible. I'm disgusted by humanity.

2017-10-19
Ramsay Snow
Ramsay Snow

WHY DONT U SHOW THE WORLD THE WAR IN WESTERN BOSNIA WHERE ALIJA IZETBEGOVIC ISLAMIC BOSNIAN ARMY ATTACKED THE SECULAR BOSNIAN MOSLEM SEPARATED STATE? PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD DONT EVEN KNOW THAT THIS WAR HAPEND!

2017-07-11
SARAI Dawta of ISRAEL
SARAI Dawta of ISRAEL

The white on white crime is real....lol

2018-03-17
FSXNOOB - GᗩᗰᕮS & ᗰOᖇᕮ
FSXNOOB - GᗩᗰᕮS & ᗰOᖇᕮ

When you put a Bosnian & Serb in one room, one thing's for sure always, they both will always say they are innocent.

2018-06-09
Solve Everything
Solve Everything

Needs to be demolished.

2017-11-25
seanc1975
seanc1975

The Serbs should have killed all the Muslims lying BBC fake news

2018-01-05
Kristian
Kristian

Why is it no matter where islamists go in this world they are subjected to conflict and persecution could it just be that everyone is islamophobic? Or is it that they try to impose there political ideology on the host countries through violence and terror?? I suspect the latter

2016-11-27
dmx _1
dmx _1

animals scumbags serbs who's else doing such terrible things .

2017-04-02
Oyoyo Emmanuel
Oyoyo Emmanuel

The seeds of war as always are sown by western powers in further ance of their selfish interest. Hence no moral justification to condemn the repercussions of WAR. Sadly mankind has not learnt from previous wars and has rather degenerated to disgraceful depths of societal disharmony

2017-12-28
theblacksmith93
theblacksmith93

They are worst than isis

2017-12-25
X X
X X

Hey BBC! When will you make video about thousands of serbs who were gunned down by muslims and children whose eyes were ripped out and necks cut? Im just wondering...

2017-08-24
Jose Rizal Jr.
Jose Rizal Jr.

If there's Muslims there's Chaos and destruction...watch out.

2017-12-31