Latest Genocide Stories

2008-08-01 00:02:15

By CLAIRE SOARES For the women of Srebrenica - wives who lost their husbands, daughters robbed of their fathers and brother, mothers who buried sons - it was a day they thought would never come, as Radovan Karadzic appeared in the dock, accused of masterminding and marshalling a campaign of genocide against the Bosnian Muslims.

2008-07-31 18:00:23

FORMER Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic will face a judge today for the first time over his string of monstrous war crimes. Karadzic was taken from Serbia and transferred to a UN jail cell in the Hague in middle of the night.

2008-07-31 18:00:14

RADOVAN Karadzic is hidden from view in this helicopter waiting to take the former Bosnian Serb leader from Rotterdam to The Hague yesterday. But today he will finally be fully under public scrutiny as he faces a UN war crimes tribunal charged with genocide in the 1992-95 Bosnia war.

2008-07-31 09:00:34

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 29 July The UN Security Council met behind closed doors to discuss extending the mandate of the joint UN-African Union (AU) force in Darfur which is due to expire on 31 July.

2008-07-31 09:00:16

By MIKE CORDER By Mike Corder The Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal has Radovan Karadzic in custody, 13 years after indicting the Bosnian Serb leader on genocide charges.

2008-07-31 00:00:21

By The Associated Press 7 Bosnian Serbs guilty of genocide SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- The Bosnian war crimes court convicted seven Bosnian Serbs of genocide Tuesday in the 1995 massacre of Bosnian Muslims at Srebrenica and handed down prison sentences ranging from 38 to 42 years.

2008-07-31 00:00:21

By Vesna Peric Zimonjic Radovan Karadzic, one of the world's most wanted fugitives, makes his long-awaited first court appearance today following a dead-of- night secret transfer to a UN jail cell in The Hague.

2008-07-30 09:00:15

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was jailed Wednesday at a U.N. detention cell at The Hague, where he will be tried for war crimes, officials said.

2008-07-30 00:00:20

By Vesna Peric Zimonjic Police battled hardline Serbian nationalists on the streets of Belgrade last night after a demonstration protesting against the planned extradition of the former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic.

2008-07-29 18:00:22

HARD-line supporters of Serbian mass killer Radovan Karadzic are threatening violent chaos in Belgrade today with a huge rally in his support. The ex-president will probably still be in the country as plans to extradite him to the UN war crimes tribunal on genocide charges hit delays.

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