Sexual Violence and the Triumph of Justice Premiere

Skopje: 20 November at 18:00 at the EU InfoCentre, Mito Hadživasilev Jasmin 52v

Tetovo: 21 November at 18:00 at the American Corner, House of Culture, bul. Iliria nn


Тhe Outreach Programme of International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and its partner, Civil – Center for Freedom, organize the premiere of the documentary “Sexual Violence and the Triumph of Justice” in Skopje on November 20 (Tuesday) and in Tetovo on November 21 (Wednesday). Both events will begin at 18h.

This ICTY Outreach produced documentarydepicts the Tribunal’s historic role in the prosecution of wartime sexual violence. It explores the investigation and adjudication of the pioneering cases that played a major role in developing jurisprudence on wartime sexual violence, and portrays the courage of the survivors of sexual violence who testified in the Tribunal’s trials.

With the participation of ICTY judges and senior staff, both past and present, as well as assorted witness testimonies, the film will be a lasting reminder of the pioneering steps that the Tribunal has taken to punish those responsible and to bring these grave crimes to attention of the international community and the people of the region of the former Yugoslavia.

The public screening will be followed by expert panel discussion between Elena Martin Selgado, Legal Officer and Appeals Counsel at the ICTY’s Office of the Prosecutor; Gordana Duvnjak, Open Society Institute Macedonia Executive Board Chairperson; Uranija Pirovska, Executive Director of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights Macedonia, Kim Mehmeti, writer and political analyst (Skopje) and Snezana Lupevska, journalist and producer (Tetovo).

You are kindly invited to a short reception afterwards.


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