Ex-Bosnian Serb wartime general Ratko Mladic appears in court at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in the Hague, Netherlands November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Dejong/Pool

Ex-Bosnian Serb wartime general Ratko Mladic appears in court at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in the Hague, Netherlands November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Dejong/Pool

U.N. court convicts ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic of genocide

Wed, Nov. 22, 2017
THE HAGUE - 22 Nov 2017: Former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic was found guilty of genocide by a U.N. war crimes tribunal on Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison for his role in massacres and ethnic cleansing during Bosnia's war.

"The crimes committed rank among the most heinous known to humankind, and include genocide and extermination as a crime against humanity," Presiding Judge Alphons Orie said in reading out a summary of the judgment.
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