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UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment

A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpksa region of Bosnia and head of the Bosnian-Serb Army, to life imprisonment.

Chief prosecutor reflects on legacy of UN tribunal for former Yugoslavia

Although a UN court has charged more than 160 people for war crimes committed during the Balkan wars, that number is still “very little” considering the thousands of violations that still need to be investigated.

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Hunting an indicted war criminal in the former Yugoslavia: The Lid is On podcast

Two United Nations policemen have been talking about the “horror stories” they heard from the families of victims of an indicted war criminal from the former Yugoslavia.

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War criminals in Balkans “not heroes”

People who have been found guilty of war crimes in the former Yugoslavia should not be considered “heroes” according to the Prosecutor of the ICTY, the UN tribunal tasked with prosecuting crimes committed during the Balkan wars of the 1990s.

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“Redemptive success” of UN’s court for former Yugoslavia

A court which was set up to prosecute people for alleged war crimes during the Balkan wars of the 1990s has been described as a “redemptive success” for the United Nations.

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Political dynamics in former Yugoslavia region “extremely complicated”

The political dynamics in the areas that once made up the former Yugoslavia remain “extremely complicated”.

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Security Council extends terms of judges serving on UN former Yugoslavia tribunal

The Security Council today extended the mandates of judges at the United Nations tribunal set up to deal with the worst atrocities committed during the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s.

UN genocide tribunal affirms life sentence of Serb paramilitary leader

The United Nations war crimes tribunal set up in the wake of the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s today reaffirmed the life sentence of a Serbian paramilitary leader, Milan Lukic, who was previously found guilty of inhumane acts including murder, cruel treatment and violations of the laws of war.

UN war crimes tribunal jails Serb leader for third time over contempt of court

The United Nations war crimes tribunal set up in the wake of the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s today sentenced a leader of the Serb Radical Party – already facing trial on charges of crimes against humanity – to two years imprisonment for failure to remove confidential information from his website, in violation of the court’s orders.

UN tribunal sentences former Serb official to prison term for refusal to testify

The United Nations war crimes tribunal set up in the wake of the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s today sentenced a former municipal officer to two months in prison for refusing to testify in the trial of the former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžic.