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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...

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

3 months 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

Man known as "Butcher of Bosnia" found guilty of war crimes, genocide

A U.N. tribunal found Ratko Mladic guilty of genocide and war crimes on Wednesday. He masterminded Europe's worst atrocities since World War II. Elizabeth Palmer reports Mladic did not go down quietly.

French press review 22 November 2017

Angela Merkel's coalition woes. Judgement Day for the so-called Butcher of Bosnia and a relatively small helpings of Robert Mugabe in today's French newspapers.

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

3 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

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

Op-Ed Contributor: Flawed Justice for the Butcher of Bosnia

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

After 22 years, Ratko Mladic was found guilty of genocide. Why did it take so long? And what about the rest of his fellow perpetrators?

Who is Ratko Mladic? 'Butcher of Bosnia' Found Guilty of War Crimes

Mladic was accused of ethnic cleansing for his involvement in the Srebrenica massacre.

AP PHOTOS: Mladic awaits verdict still revered by many Serbs

As former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic — the notorious "Butcher of Bosnia" — awaits a verdict on genocide charges in the custody of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, … Click to Continue »

Mladic: Serb crusader charged over siege and slaughter

Ratko Mladic, who faces judgement Wednesday for alleged genocide, believed himself a crusading defender of the Serbs but was dubbed the "Butcher of Bosnia" for mass slaughter at the hands of his forces. The ruthless commander of Bosnian...Show More Summary

Srebrenica 'hero' Naser Oric awaits war crimes verdict

A Sarajevo court on Monday will deliver a keenly awaited verdict on whether Naser Oric, who is revered by many as a heroic defender of Muslims during Bosnia's bloody war but viewed as a butcher by Serbs, is a war criminal. The handsome...Show More Summary

Mladic says Bosnia war deaths a 'tragedy': lawyer

Lawyers defending former Serb military chief Ratko Mladic on Tuesday asked war crimes judges to acquit him, saying their client considered every life lost during Bosnia's bloody war "a tragedy". Once dubbed "the Butcher of Bosnia", Mladic,...Show More Summary

UN prosecutors urge life term for 'Butcher of Bosnia'

Prosecutors urged UN judges on Wednesday to jail Ratko Mladic for life, accusing the former Serb commander of a ruthless campaign of ethnic cleansing to create a Greater Serbia in the 1990s Balkans wars. "It would be... an insult toShow More Summary

UN prosecutors call for life term for 'Butcher of Bosnia'

Prosecutors on Wednesday urged UN war crimes judges to impose a life sentence on former Serb commander Ratko Mladic, once dubbed "the Butcher of Bosnia." "It would be irresponsible and an affront to justice to impose anything other than...Show More Summary

Mladic, 'Butcher of Bosnia', back in court as trial nears end

Former feared Serb military commander Ratko Mladic, once dubbed "The Butcher of Bosnia", is back in a UN court Monday as his trial for genocide and war crimes in the 1990s conflict nears an end. More than four years after Mladic's trial...Show More Summary

Ratko Mladic: the 'Butcher of Bosnia' whose trial nears end

Ratko Mladic, whose war crimes trial reaches a climax next week, is a former Serb army commander whose brutish leadership during Bosnia's 1990s conflict was blamed for the worst atrocities in Europe since World War II. The 74-year-old...Show More Summary

What We Can Learn from the “Butcher of Bosnia

By Shibli Zaman The ethnic cleansing of Muslims in Bosnia from 1992 to 1995 was the greatest genocide in European history after the Holocaust of World War II[1], and remains Europe's worst genocide ever since. It left well over 100,000 Bosnians murdered[2],[3] — 8,000 of those in Srebrenica alone — and nearly 3,000,000 souls displaced. […]

As a Child Who Grew Up in Wartime Sarajevo, I Won't Atone for Karadzic's Sins

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- A little over 24 hours ago, the former leader of the breakaway Serb Republic in Bosnia Radovan Karadzic -- notoriously dubbed the "Butcher of Bosnia" -- was sentenced to 40 years in prison following a five-year trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Show More Summary

Radovan Karadzic, “Butcher Of Bosnia” Guilty Of Genocide, Gets 40 Years

Radovan Karadzic, “Butcher of Bosnia”, was sentenced today to 40 years in prison for his malicious leadership in the Bosnian war, according to CNN. The 70-year-old was the former president of the breakaway Bosnian Serb Republic. Karadzic...Show More Summary

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