Krasniqi Goodman

Kosovo War Rape Survivor Condemns Stigmatisation of Victims

Vasfije Krasniqi Goodman told a special session of the Kosovo Assembly dedicated to raising public awareness about survivors of wartime sexual violence on Monday that victims needed protection and support but instead have been stigmatised by society for more than two decades.

"Our country, our society stigmatises us," Krasniqi Goodman said.

Kosovo Wartime Rape Survivor Demands Justice for Victims

Vasfije Krasniqi Goodman (centre) in Babimoc/Babin Most on Sunday. Photo: BIRN.

Vasfije Krasniqi Goodman made an emotional appeal for justice on Sunday in the courtyard of an abandoned house in the village of Babimoc/Babin Most, some 20 kilometres north of Pristina, where she was raped by Serbian policemen when she was a 16-year-old in 1999.