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Tribunal Finds Ratko Mladic Guilty Of Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity In Bosnia

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia found the former Bosnian Serb general guilty of multiple counts of crimes against humanity and one count of genocide.
People celebrate as they watch a live TV broadcast on Wednesday in Srebrenica, when U.N. judges announce the life sentence in the trial of former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic, accused of genocide and war crimes in the brutal Balkans conflicts over two decades ago. Source: Dimitar Dilkoff

After a 5 1/2-year trial, the former Bosnian Serb military commander blamed for orchestrating the murders of thousands of ethnic Muslims has learned his own fate.

On Wednesday morning, judges at the in The Hague handed down a guilty verdict for one count of genocide, five counts of crimes against humanity and four counts of violations of the laws or customs of war, out of the for his role as a general in the Yugoslav army and chief of staff of the Army of Republika Srpska, the ethnically

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