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Bosnian town mayor charged with war crimes

The Bosnian prosecutor's office on Wednesday said it had charged a Bosnian Serb mayor with war crimes committed during the 1990s war. Miroslav Kraljevic, 49, who led a Bosnian Serb special police unit in the eastern town of Vlasenica...Show More Summary

Serbia, Bosnia seek to boost ties after war crimes tensions

Serbian and Bosnian leaders say they want to resolve problems left over from their 1990s conflict after tensions soared over the conviction of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic … Click to Continue »

'I Just Drank Poison,' Bosnian War Criminal Announces To Court

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Moments after a 20-year sentence for war crimes was reconfirmed for former Bosnian Serb commander Slobodan Praljak, he tilted back his head and consumed what he claimed was poison.

The message Ratko Mladic's conviction sends to war criminals still at large

To the editor: Reporter Laura King’s article rightly captures the challenge in arresting war criminals. (“Genocide conviction of ex-Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic fuels hopes for future accountability,” Nov. 22) The Bosnian war ended with the Dayton peace agreement in 1996, yet Radovan Karadzic,...

Graffiti, soccer fans hail Mladic after genocide verdict

Graffiti hailing Ratko Mladic has appeared in the Serbian capital, reflecting nationalist support for the former Bosnian Serb military chief who was convicted last week of genocide by a U.N. … Click to Continue »

Butcher of Bosnia Convicted of Genocide

Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been jailed for life for genocide and other atrocities in the 1990s Bosnian war. Known as the "Butcher of Bosnia", Mladic led forces during the massacre of Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks) in Srebrenica and the siege of Sarajevo. Show More Summary

'Butcher of Bosnia' Going to Prison for Life

A UN court has convicted former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity and sentenced him to life in prison for atrocities perpetrated during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war. The court in the Hague convicted Mladic of 10 of 11 counts in a dramatic climax to...

After Mladic verdict, Bosnia has yet to turn page

The international court has finished its work and Bosnian Serb wartime military chief Ratko Mladic will end his days in prison, but Bosnia will struggle to turn the page on its ethnic war. "A judicial process in itself can never achieve...Show More Summary

A Srebrenica mother's quest for justice

For many July 12, 1995, was just another day long ago, but it is forever etched in Munira Subasic's mind. It was the day she met Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic, and the last time she saw her son alive. "I was in Srebrenica in July 1995 when Mladic came, on the 12th of July. Show More Summary

Ratko Mladic sentenced to life in prison for Srebrenica genocide, after he is dragged from court over outburst

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb military commander known as the ‘Butcher of Bosnia’ was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of genocide and crimes against humanity. The 74-year-old war criminal was found guilty of...Show More Summary

The Latest: Kosovo welcomes verdict for Serb military leader

The Latest on the judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Kosovo has welcomed the conviction of Serbian military chief Ratko Mladic … Click to Continue »

Bosnian Serb warlord Ratko Mladi? disrupts genocide verdict hearing

Ratko Mladi?, the Serb warlord who terrorised Bosnia in the 1990s, was on Wednesday forcibly removed from court after a shouting outburst delayed the reading of the verdict in his trial for the last genocide committed in Europe. TheShow More Summary

Ratko Mladic, “the Butcher of Bosnia,” Convicted in Rare Win for International Justice

Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb military commander known as the “Butcher of Bosnia,” was found guilty of genocide Wednesday by a U.N. tribunal at The Hague and sentenced to life in prison. The court ruled that Mladic was partly...Show More Summary

5 genocides that are still going on today

After a grueling, five-year trial, Ratko Mladi?, the general of the Bosnian Serb Army during the Bosnian civil war in the '90s, was convicted of war crimes including genocide on Wednesday by a United Nations court at The Hague. He was...Show More Summary

7 In-Depth Articles About Ratko Mladic

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Bosnian Serb former general, convicted of war crimes for the slaughter of Bosnian Muslims, has shaped the region’s image in war and in peace.

Srebrenica holds painful lessons for victims of other ethnic cleansing campaigns

3 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

More than 20 years ago, beginning on July 11, 1995, about 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were killed by Bosnian Serbs in the Srebrenica massacre. When the extent of the horrors become known, people around the world promised: never again. But it has happened again. Many times, in fact. On Wednesday, the United States described apparent state-backed violence against Burma's […]

His Daughter Killed Herself. Why Mladic Didn't Do the Same

Former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic will spend the rest of his life in prison following his conviction on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity. That he's alive to head to prison contrasts with the imagined end he spoke of to his officers during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war....

Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic convicted of genocide, gets life in prison

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A U.N. tribunal on Wednesday convicted ex-Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity for massacres of Bosnian Muslims and ethnic cleansing campaigns to forge a "Greater Serbia", and jailed him for life.

Serbian president calls on nation to 'look to the future' after Mladic

Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic on Wednesday urged his country to look to the future instead of "suffocating in tears of the past" after Ratko Mladic, the wartime Bosnian Serb military chief, was given a life sentence for genocide. Show More Summary

Ex-commander gets life sentence for Yugoslav war crimes

UN tribunal convicts former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity

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