Life for Mladic to Srebrenica genocide

International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Hague Ratko Mladic Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment.

The judges consider that Mladic himself as General of the Bosnian Serb forces during the civil war in Bosnia guilty of genocide at Srebrenica.

In addition he made himself guilty of other crimes against humanity and war crimes, including the bombing of Sarajevo, which the Tribunal considers to be terrorism against the population. The judges consider that Mladic is not guilty on the other genocide charges against him.

The plaintiffs suggested the former General with responsibility for genocide in several other villages, but the judges have seen no convincing evidence of this. Be deem them guilty of the murder of Mladic countless Muslims and Croats in Bosnia. His crimes are among the "most heinous crimes that humanity has known," said the Dutch court Fons Orie, that Auschwitz.



(1992-1995) during the war Srebrenica was declared a safe zone for the Muslim population, under the protection of Dutch peacekeeping soldiers. On 11 July 1995 ran Mladic ' troops the city under foot. Soon after, more than 7000 Muslim men and boys were killed. In Bosnia itself are also commemorated victims of more than 8300 ' Srebrenica ', including missing persons that have never been recovered.

Mladic was for 16 years on the run. In 2011, he was still arrested and brought to Netherlands to be tried by the Special Court that was established by the United Nations.