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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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UN Daily News Programme 21 December 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn and Vibhu Mishra.

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News in Brief 21 December 2017

UN tribunal for former Yugoslavia “pioneer” for international justice

A tribunal set up to try cases of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in the former Yugoslavia has been described by the UN chief as “a pioneer” for international criminal justice.

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News in Brief 29 November 2017 (PM)

Progress stalls on ending malaria: WHO

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News in Brief 22 November 2017 - Geneva (AM)

War crimes verdict hailed for Mladic, the “epitome of evil”

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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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