Originally Posted by NewHopeR
NOT A TEACHER
Question: When are rape and sexual slavery recognized as war crimes?
Answer: When they are part of a widespread and systematic practice by government X.
I guess, therefore, if rape and sexual slavery are not a widespread and systematic practice by
government X, then that government cannot be charged with having committed war crimes.
For example, some rebellious and disobedient forces may commit isolated instances of rape and
slavery, but government X does not encourage or condone it. It may simply be too weak to
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