Former Bosnian Serb Army commander Ratko Mladic
, who is appealing against his first-instance conviction for genocide and other crimes, has again complained to the UN court in The Hague that his health is deteriorating.
New York, Nov.22 (Petra) -- UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, has hailed the conviction of former Bosnian Serb army commander, Ratko Mladic
, on multiple counts of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), calling it a "momentous victory for justice." Mladic
was sentenced to life imprisonment, on Wednesday.
Former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic
, the man known as 'The Butcher of Bosnia', during court proceedings revealed that his "ethnic cleansing" campaign, targeted against Muslim Bosniaks, was to take revenge from the Ottoman Empire.
BOSNIAN Serb general Ratko Mladic
, whose forces carried out the worst massacre in Europe since the Second World War, has been convicted of genocide and other crimes and sentenced to life behind bars.
, the former commander of the Bosnian Serb army, has been sentenced to life imprisonment after a United Nations special court found him guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity it labelled as some of the "most heinous" in human history.
, 74, was defiant to the last and ejected from a courtroom at the United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal after yelling at judges: "Everything you said is pure lies.
Judge Orie started by reading out horrors perpetrated in the early 90s by forces under Mladic
oversaw an army of 180,000 men during the Bosnian war of the 1990s.
thanks for FORMER Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic
was branded "the epitome of evil" as he was found guilty of genocide yesterday.
"They will be held accountable." A three-judge panel at the court, formally known as the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, convicted Mladic
of 10 out of 11 counts in a dramatic climax to a groundbreaking effort to seek justice for the wars in the former multi-ethnic federation.
BRUSSELS, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Serge Brammertz, said Tuesday that Ratko Mladic
, the ex-Commander of the Bosnian Serb Army, was a key participant in four joint criminal enterprises.
tribunal on Wednesday convicted former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic
of genocide and crimes against humanity for orchestrating massacres and ethnic cleansing during Bosnia's war and sentenced him to life in prison.