Bosnia and Herzegovina: «He slaughtered my son» — Srebrenica families on Mladic verdict

Members of Srebrenica massacre victims' associations reacted to the life imprisonment handed down to former Bosnian Serb General Ratko Mladic by a judge in The Hague, at the Memorial Center in Potocari, Wednesday. People watched a live broadcast from The Hague, where the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) issued its verdict. Those present reacted emotionally to the... Еще news. «Mladic will die in The Hague. He slaughtered my son, whom I was looking for in 100 graves. I buried my son, even though I did not find all the parts of his body,» said Nedziba Salihovic, the mother of a Srebrenica massacre victim. Earlier on Wednesday, Mladic was convicted of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity for his actions in Bosnia in the 1990s, and was sentenced to life in prison. The sentencing relates to the massacre of around 8,000 Muslim boys and men by Bosnian Serb forces on July 11, 1995 following Srebrenica's fall, and for Mladic's role in the 1995 siege of Sarajevo. Ratko Mladic was arrested in 2011 after 14 years in hiding.


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