Posts Tagged ‘Bosnia UN’

Bosnian Croat war criminal takes poison at the ICC verdict hearing

  • 29 November 2017 - 21:27
Bosnian Croat war criminal takes poison at the ICC verdict hearing

A Bosnian Croat war criminal has died after drinking poison during an appeal hearing in The Hague. Slobodan Praljak, 72, died in hospital, with the UN court announcing that the courtroom was now "a crime scene". On hearing that his 20-year jail term had been upheld, the ex-commander of...

The “Butcher of Bosnia” jailed for life

  • 22 November 2017 - 16:36
The “Butcher of Bosnia” jailed for life

The Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic was sentenced to life behind bars for genocide in the 1990s Bosnian war. Mladic was convicted by the United Nations war crimes tribunal on 10 of the 11 charges that included war crimes and crimes against humanity. The "Butcher of Bosnia" as he is...