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Life sentence upheld for ‘Butcher of Bosnia’ Mladic

UN judges on Tuesday upheld the genocide life sentence of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic over the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in the final verdict on Europe's worst act of bloodshed since World War II. US President Joe Biden hailed the "historic" confirmation that the man dubbed the "Butcher…
bubmag
June 11, 2021
Genocide

Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic loses genocide appeal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Ratko Mladic, the military chief known as the “Butcher of Bosnia” for orchestrating genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in the Balkan nation’s 1992-95 war, lost his final legal battle Tuesday when U.N. judges rejected his appeals and affirmed his life sentence. The ruling involving…
bubmag
June 8, 2021
Genocide

Court upholds life sentence for ‘Butcher of Bosnia’ Mladic

Ex-Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic imitates taking pictures as he sits in the defendant box prior to the hearing of the final verdict on appeal against his genocide conviction over the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, Europe´s worst act of bloodshed since World War II, on June 8, 2021 at the…
bubmag
June 8, 2021
Genocide

Srebrenica massacre: Verdict due in Mladic genocide appeal

image captionRatko Mladic was in court to hear the verdict on TuesdayFormer Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has lost his appeal against a 2017 conviction for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. The UN court upheld the life sentence for his role in the killing of about 8,000 Bosnian…
bubmag
June 8, 2021
Genocide

Bosnian Serb ex-leader Karadzic to spend life in UK prison

LONDON (AP) — Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, sentenced to life for war crimes and genocide, will serve his sentence in a U.K. prison, the British government said Wednesday. Karadzic, 75, is one of the chief architects of the slaughter and devastation of Bosnia’s 1992-95 war. He was convicted…
bubmag
May 12, 2021
Genocide

Instant Opinion: Remainers fighting ‘long-lost war’

The Week’s daily round-up highlights the five best opinion pieces from across the British and international media, with excerpts from each.1. Tom Harris in The Telegraphon empty legal challengesBrussels’ lawsuit will not win Remainers their long-lost war“The danger is that this latest fight between the commission and the government will…
bubmag
October 1, 2020
Genocide

The Case for Calling Climate Change “Genocide”

Alberta holds one of the world’s most ravaged regions. In the north of the Canadian province, a vast sprawl of industry the size of Florida has been erected to haul tar sands from beneath the forests, desiccating the land in pursuit of profitable oil, which in turn warms the planet…
bubmag
September 23, 2020