ICTY Finishes Last Trial with Conviction of Mladić for Genocide, War Crimes, and Crimes against Humanity

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Friday, December 1, 2017
Bruce Zagaris

On November 22, 2017, in the final trial of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Ratko Mladić, former Commander of the Main Staff of the Bosnian Serb Army (VRS) was convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and violations of the laws or customs of war.  Trial Chamber I sentenced Mladić to life imprisonment for the crimes that were committed by Serb forces during the armed conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) from 1992 until 1995. On the ICTY website are five volumes of the judgment.