sexta-feira, 25 de março de 2016

Radovan Karadzic was sentenced to 40 years in prison

Radovan Karadzic was convicted by the International Criminal Court, to 40 years in prison. The former leader of the Bosnian Serbs was found guilty of 10 of the 11 crimes he was accused by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

The high international instance considered Karadzic, 70 years, responsible for the crime of genocide in Srebrenica, where they were massacred at least 8000 Bosnian Muslims in 1995, but acquitted him of the crime of genocide in other parts of the country.

Were proven, the war crimes and crimes against humanity, the taking of hostages, deportation, spreading terror among civilians, murder and inhumane acts, among others.

The siege of Sarajevo, was one of the war crimes for which he was convicted because the Court held that without your support it would not have been possible the killing of civilians.

It is also proven that Karadzic had an instrumental role in attacks on civilians, who without their support they would not have been possible. That was a central figure in the dissemination of propaganda against those considered historical enemies of the Serbs, saying even if the coexistence was impossible, the Court considers that Karadzic has increased the Division and the tension between Bosnians and Serbs and which supported military action, paramilitaries, local groups. Units that had the aim to dominate Bosnia Herzegovina. Encouraged and facilitated these behaviors.

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