03-12-2021 11:28 AM Jerusalem Timing

Bosnian Serb Leader Karadzic Sentenced to 40 Years in Jail

Bosnian Serb Leader Karadzic Sentenced to 40 Years in Jail

A UN war crimes tribunal says Radovan Karadzic, the Serbs’ leader in Bosnia during the civil war in the 1990s, is responsible for genocide in Srebrenica as well as crimes against humanity and war crimes. One genocide count was dr

Radovan KaradzicA UN war crimes tribunal says Radovan Karadzic, the Serbs’ leader in Bosnia during the civil war in the 1990s, is responsible for genocide in Srebrenica as well as crimes against humanity and war crimes. One genocide count was dropped.

Karadzic was indicted for two counts of genocide, five counts of crimes against humanity and four counts of violations of the laws of war in his capacity as President of Republika Srpska from 1992 to 1996.

On Thursday, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) found him guilty on 10 charges out of 11.

Karadzic was sentenced to 40 years in jail.