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Ratko Mladić must get life sentence, say war crimes prosecutors
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Ratko Mladić must get life sentence, say war crimes prosecutors

by firstsource newsDecember 7, 2016

Lawyers at The Hague say any lesser punishment for Bosnian Serb military commander would be ‘insult to his victims’

Prosecutors at The Hague tribunal called for a life sentence to be imposed on the Bosnian Serb military commander, Ratko Mladić, for genocide and crimes against humanity committed by his forces in the 1992-95 Bosnian war.

Any lesser penalty would be “an insult to the victims, living and dead, and an affront to justice” said Alan Tieger, closing the prosecution’s case at the end of a trial that has taken more than four and a half years at the international criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).

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