The UN tribunal in The Hague upheld wartime Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic’s conviction for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, and increased his sentence to life in prison.
State Investigation and Protection Agency officers arrested former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Dusko Suvara, who is suspected of raping Bosniak women and torturing and intimidating civilians in the Glamoc municipality in 1992.
Follow BIRN’s reporters live for all the latest developments as the UN court in The Hague delivers its final verdict in the genocide and war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic.
The final verdict in the trial of former Bosnian Serb president Radovan Karadzic for genocide and other wartime crimes will be delivered on Wednesday by the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague.
A witness in the trial of eight Serb ex-policemen for the massacre of Bosniaks from Srebrenica in the village of Kravica in 1995 told a Belgrade court how he buried the bodies of about 200 people who were executed.
Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik claims the final verdict in Radovan Karadzic’s trial will be unfair, while Bosniak war victims’ groups want a tougher sentence - suggesting that the ruling will only perpetuate ethnic divides in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Five months after general elections, the leaders of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s main Bosniak, Croat and Serb parties said they have agreed on principles for establishing a Council of Ministers, the country’s de facto state-level government.
As Radovan Karadzic’s final verdict approaches, witnesses who testified against the former Bosnian Serb political leader recall how they felt when they spoke about his alleged crimes to his face in the courtroom.