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Karadzic found guilty of Srebrenica genocide

Karadzic found guilty of Srebrenica genocide
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By Catherine Hardy with Reuters
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Former Bosnian Serb leader given 40 year prison sentence

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Radovan Karadzic has been found guilty of genocide in connection with the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica.

8000 men and boys were killed by Bosnian Serb forces after they overran the town which was being run as a UN safe haven.

70-year-old Karadzic was the former leader of the Bosnian Serbs.

He was on the run for 11 years before being arrested in Belgrade in 2008.

  • Guilty of one count of genocide relating to the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica

  • Guilty of 10 counts of crimes against humanity relating to the 1992-95 Bosnian war

  • Not guilty of one count of genocide relating to “Bosnian municipalities”

  • Not guilty of one count of crime against humanity

In numbers

  • 100,000 died in 1992-95 conflict
  • 8000 men and boys died at Srebrenica
  • 8 year trial in The Hague
  • 497 day hearing
  • 248 witnesses
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