The Bangladeshi war of independence in 1971 left an estimated three million people dead and displaced many more. At the height of the conflict, rape was commonly used as a weapon of violence. Now, 42 years later, some of the victims are trying to seek justice. But they face an uphill battle. Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Dhaka.
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