U.N. tribunal finds former Bosnia Serb leader guilty of genocide

March 24, 2016 3:25 PM

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U.N. tribunal finds former Bosnia Serb leader guilty of genocide

A former Bosnian Serb leader was found guilty of genocide and other charges Thursday for his role in deadly campaigns during the Bosnian war in the 1990s, including the massacres of thousands in Srebrenica, as an international tribunal announced a long-awaited reckoning in Europe’s bloodiest chapter since World War II.

Radovan Karadzic was found guilty of 10 charges including genocide in connection with the 1995 massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys in the Srebrenica enclave near the end of a three-year war.

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