More than 20 years after the Bosnian war ended, the International Criminal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) convicted Radovan Karadžić on 10 counts of genocide, crimes against humanity and violations of the customs of war. As the former president of...
Radko Mladic and Radovan Karadzic together in the Hague
The UN's International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (where I worked for a spell as an intern 10 years ago) acquitted Bosnian-Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic of one count of Genocide, but upheld 11 other counts, including one other Genocide charge.
Ratko Mladic was not the only high profile war criminal apprehended yesterday. Bernard Munyagishari, wanted for his role in the genocide in Rwanda, was captured by troops in the Congo just hours after the news about Mladic news hit the front pages.
16 years after the Srebrenica massacre and 19 years after the siege of Sarejevo, Ratko Mladic has finally been nabbed.