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Ratko Mladic

UN Aims To Start Mladic Trial March 27

AP | Posted 02.07.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal is aiming to start Gen. Ratko Mladic's genocide trial March 27, but Mladic and his law...

"Why Should Everybody Else Get to Join the EU and Not Serbia?"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 02.07.2012 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Vuk Jeremic is an energetic 36-year-old Serbian tennis fan. He speaks English with an American accent, favors elegant suits and has a warm handshake. An unlikely foreign minister? Perhaps.

Ratko Mladic Admitted To Hospital

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb military chief facing genocide charges at a U.N. court, has been hospitalized wit...

Suspected War Criminal Complains Of Health, Courtroom Cameras, Handcuffs

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 12.06.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Former Bosnian Serb Army commander Ratko Mladic complained Thursday about his health, courtroom cameras and what he cal...

Former Chief Yugoslav Army Convicted For Atrocities In Balkan War

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 11.06.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal sentenced the former chief of the Yugoslav army to 27 years imprisonment Tuesday for p...

Genocide Suspect: Splitting Trial Would Be 'Unfair'

AP | Posted 11.01.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Genocide suspect Gen. Ratko Mladic says a plan by U.N. prosecutors to split his indictment so he can be tried first for his ...

Croatian Serb Leader Pleads Not Guilty To Balkan War Crimes

AP | By MIKE CORDER | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The wartime leader of rebel Serbs in Croatia pleaded not guilty Wednesday at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal to charges of ...

Prosecution Wants To Hasten Bosnian General's War Crimes Trial

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 10.17.2011 | World

AMSTERDAM — Prosecutors presented a plan Wednesday to the U.N. war crimes tribunal to hasten the trial of Bosnian Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic, fearin...

Srebrenica Mother Experiences Relief, Anguish As Son's Bones Are Identified

AP | By AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 09.09.2011 | World

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Three bones make Kada Hotic feel like a winner. It may not sound like much after nearly two decades of anguish, but to...

Assad's Dangerous Manoeuvres Deflect Attention From Syria's Internal Crisis

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 09.04.2011 | UK
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

The Assad regime plays a very risky game by sending truckloads of Palestinian refugees to the frontier and encouraging them to demonstrate in favour of Israel's withdrawal.

Serbia Denies Hiding Alleged War Criminal Mladic

AP | Posted 08.10.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia -- Ratko Mladic was treated in a Serbian military hospital nearly a decade ago, but after that the army did not help him hide, the co...

Mladic, Bin Laden, and Justice for Mass Murder

Jalal Alamgir | Posted 08.06.2011 | World
Jalal Alamgir

One might point out that Mladic is a war criminal and Bin Laden was a terrorist. The distinction is not that simple. Yes, Mladic wore a military uniform, and Bin Laden, after the Mujahideen days, did not. But both deliberately targeted civilians and killed thousands of them.

General Mladic Faces Justice, However Late

Eric Margolis | Posted 08.06.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Justice delayed is justice denied. Accused Serb war criminal Gen. Ratko Mladic killed at least five times more civilians than Osama bin Laden was accused of doing, yet at times no one seemed in any hurry to find the "Butcher of Sarajevo."

Bosnian Muslim Recalls Daring Escape From Mladic's Massacre

AP | By AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- The hardest part was the ants. They crawled over his arms and legs, over his face and into his mouth, hour by hour a...

Lawyer: Document Proves Mladic Battling Cancer

AP | MIKE CORDER and DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 08.02.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Ratko Mladic's lawyer said Thursday that he has a document proving the war crimes suspect has been battling cancer and ...

Of Butchers And Boycotts: The Mladic Arrest Seen From Nazareth And The Netherlands

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 07.28.2011 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

By coincidence, I was thinking about Serbia when I received word of the arrest of Ratko Mladic, the notorious leader of the Serbian extremist forces that devastated Bosnia-Hercegovina.

Mladic Joining Who's Who Of Accuesed Mass Murders In The Hague

Reuters | By Ivana Sekularac and Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 07.31.2011 | World

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - When Ratko Mladic, nicknamed "the butcher of Bosnia," arrives at the international war crimes detention center in the Hague, h...

Mladic Extradited To The Hague

AP | MIKE CORDER and DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 07.31.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic was placed in a U.N. detention unit Tuesday to await trial on genoc...

Mladic v. Bin Laden: A Tale of Two Raids

John Feffer | Posted 07.31.2011 | World
John Feffer

The peaceful arrest of Ratko Mladic signaled that Serbia is ready to become embedded in the web of rules and regulations of the EU. In contrast, the U.S. got its man, but demonstrated that it still hasn't grown out of its comic-book phase.

Resolving Balkan War Crimes: Croatia, It's Your Turn

Elmira Bayrasli | Posted 07.31.2011 | World
Elmira Bayrasli

If Croatia wants an entry pass to the EU, it must be held to the same account as its former Yugoslavian neighbors. Anything less would put Europe's commitment to justice and loud proclamations about human rights in doubt.

Clashes Erupt In Belgrade To Protest Mladic Arrest

AP | JOVANA GEC | Posted 07.28.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia — Protesters throwing stones and bottles clashed with baton-wielding riot police Sunday in Belgrade after several thousand Serb...

Inside The Raid That Nabbed Mladic

AP | DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 07.27.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia — The old man, hobbled by pain, couldn't coax himself to sleep. He got out of bed just before dawn, pulled on a blue baseball c...

Ratko Mladic Capture Helps Balkans Move Forward

Diana Jenkins | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Diana Jenkins

The ruthless speed and efficiency with which Mladic's troops rounded up and killed innocent men and boys, then raped their wives and sisters, shocked the world into finally ending a war that forced me to flee my home and cost my brother his life.

Marcus Baram

Ratko Mladic's Life On The Run: How A War Criminal Spent 16 Years As A Fugitive | Marcus Baram | Posted 07.26.2011 | World

Ratko Mladic's life on the run as one of the world's most wanted men was full of twists and turns -- even though he never really left home. The 69-...

The Deed Is Done

Kelly Moore | Posted 07.26.2011 | World
Kelly Moore

I suppose I should be jumping for joy now that Mladic is in custody, but it's not that simple. His crimes are not a footnote in the history books for me. They are etched in the fabric of my soul and those of many of my friends.