Former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic’s genocide conviction upheld

//Former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic’s genocide conviction upheld

Former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic’s genocide conviction upheld

United Nations war crimes judges on Tuesday upheld a genocide conviction and life sentence against former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic, rejecting all grounds of his appeal against a lower tribunal’s verdict.Mladic, 78, led Bosnian Serb forces during Bosnia’s 1992-95 war. He was convicted in 2017 on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes including terrorising the civilian population of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo during a 43-month siege, and the killing of…

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