Ratko Mladic, the 'Butcher of Bosnia'

Ratko Mladic, the 'Butcher of Bosnia'
 

Ratko Mladic was the army general who became known as the "Butcher of Bosnia", who waged a brutal campaign during the Bosnian war and stands accused of directing the worst atrocities in post-war Europe.
On Wednesday, more than 20 years after he was first indicted by an international war crimes tribunal, and a year after the closing arguments in his case, he will appear in court to hear his fate. He is accused of genocide and crimes against humanity.
In 1992, Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks) and Croats voted for independence in a referendum boycotted by Serbs. The country descended into... read more

 
22 November 2017 in World News, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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