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    Tribunal Convicts Bosnian Serb Commander Ratko Mladic of Genocide

    Justice has found the “Butcher of Bosnia.” The International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague today convicted Bosnian Serb military leader Rako Mladic, 74, of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in the killings of thousands of Muslims and Croats during the 1992-1996 Bosnian war. The court found Mladic, who shouted obscenities during sentencing, responsible for the killing of some 8,000 men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995 and targeting civilians in the capital, Sarajevo, sentencing him to life imprisonment. While Mladic’s fate is decided, Bosnian survivors continue to struggle toward reconciliation

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