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Fears of new conflict as Bosnia-Herzegovina faces growing Serb nationalism – BBC News

The peace agreement that holds together Bosnia-Herzegovina is under threat from a rise in Serb nationalism. More than three years of war in the 1990s devastated Bosnia after the fall of Yugoslavia. Tens of thousands of people were killed and hundreds of thousands were driven from their homes by ethnic cleansing. The war ended inContinue reading “Fears of new conflict as Bosnia-Herzegovina faces growing Serb nationalism – BBC News”

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Ratko Mladić loses appeal against Bosnian war genocide conviction

Tribunal upholds conviction of former military commander for Srebrenica slaughter. Former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladić has lost his appeal of a genocide and war crimes conviction — a ruling that means the “Butcher of Bosnia” will spend the rest of his life in prison. Mladić, 79, had asked the U.N.’s war crimes tribunal to overturnContinue reading “Ratko Mladić loses appeal against Bosnian war genocide conviction”