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Court upholds life sentence for 'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic

AFP, 08 Jun 2021
Registrar of the UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals Abubacarr M. Tambadou praises "years of hard work, dedication and commitment" after war crimes judges upheld the genocide conviction of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic over the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, Europe's worst act of bloodshed since World War II. The UN tribunal in The Hague rejected Mladic's appeal against his 2017 life sentence for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity over the 1992-5 Bosnian war. SOUNDBITE

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