Radovan Karadžić

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.

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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Karadžić verdict sends signal “no one is above the law”: UN official

The verdict against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić has sent a clear signal that no one in the world is above the law.

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