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Karadzic appeals life sentence for Bosnia war crimes – court

Mar 28, 2019 - 11:51 PM

Judges in The Hague will now have to decide whether to admit Karadzic's challenge to his sentence, as the March 20 ruling on his sentence was supposed to be fina

APPEAL. In this file photo, Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic sits in the courtroom at the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague. File photo by Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/AFP

Karadzic sentence increased to life for Bosnia genocide

Mar 20, 2019 - 10:15 PM

A panel of appeals judges in The Hague 'imposes a sentence of life imprisonment' after rejecting Radovan Karadzic's appeal against his original 2016 conviction

LIFE SENTENCE. Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic reacts at the court room of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals in The Hague, Netherlands, on March 20, 2019, while waiting to hear the final judgement on his role in the bloody conflict that tore his country apart a quarter of a century ago. Photo by Peter Dejong/Pool/AFP

'Butcher of Bosnia' faces historic war crimes verdict

Nov 21, 2017 - 10:25 AM

The judgement and possible sentencing before the Yugoslav war crimes court in The Hague marks the culmination of a case spanning 22 years against Ratko Mladic

THE 'BUTCHER' NOW. This file photo taken on May 16, 2012 shows former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic siting at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague before the opening of his war crimes trial. Toussaint Kluiters/Pool/AFP

Turkey angers Netherlands with Srebrenica jibe

Mar 14, 2017 - 9:55 PM

UPDATED Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan prompts a fresh outcry in The Netherlands with a jibe about the Srebrenica massacre warning of retaliation in a spiraling diplomatic crisis

Attack on Serbia PM mars Srebrenica massacre anniversary

Jul 12, 2015 - 1:08 AM

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic is attacked with stones during the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre

Russia vetoes UN move to recognize Srebrenica 'genocide'

Jul 09, 2015 - 12:41 AM

UPDATED The veto triggers warnings the bitter diplomatic wrangling could spark renewed violence

Serbia arrests 7 over 1995 Srebrenica massacre

Mar 18, 2015 - 4:49 PM

The 7 identified only by initials are said to be members of a Bosnian Serb wartime special police unit suspected of having committed war crimes against the civilian population

REMEMBERING THE GENOCIDE. A Bosnian Muslim girl weeps at the Potocari Memorial Center during the funeral in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 11 July 2014, where 175 newly-identified Bosnian Muslims were buried. Fehiim Demir/EPA

Dutch court rules state liable over 300 Srebrenica victims

Jul 17, 2014 - 7:55 AM

Families of the victims had sued the Dutch government over the 1995 killings accusing Dutch UN peacekeepers of failing to protect the 8 000 people slaughtered by ethnic Serb forces just a few months before the end of the Bosnian war – an act two international courts have ruled was genocide

REMEMBERING THE GENOCIDE. A Bosnian Muslim girl weeps at the Potocari Memorial Center during the funeral in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 11 July 2014, where 175 newly-identified Bosnian Muslims were buried. Fehiim Demir/EPA

C.Africa violence reminiscent of Srebrenica: UN

Mar 01, 2014 - 1:30 AM

A UNHCR civilian chief said the situation there reminded me of Srebrenica of the Muslim enclaves in Bosnia Hercegovina

DISPLACED. Internally displaced people shelter at the catholic church of Bossangoa and the school de la Liberté on October 18, 2013. File photo by AFP

Dutch state sent Bosnian Muslims to death at Srebrenica: court

Sep 06, 2013 - 4:56 PM

A Supreme Court ruling upholds an appeals court decision saying that the Dutch State is responsible for sending 3 Bosnian Muslims to their deaths