Over two decades after the Bosnian War ended, hundreds of thousands of land mines are still in the ground. Many people in Bosnia-Herzegovina have been killed or seriously injured by them.
UN war crimes judges have found former Bosnian Serbian general Ratko Mladic guilty of crimes against humanity and genocide during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war. Mladic was removed from the courtroom after an angry outburst.
Outrage in Croatia, approval in Bosnia-Herzegovina and gloating in Serbia: The verdict handed down by The Hague Tribunal has been greeted very differently in the countries of the former Yugoslavia.
For six years the former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic stood trial at the Hague Tribunal. On Wednesday, 22 years after the war's end, he was sentenced to life in prison.
With the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia ending, onetime High Representative for Bosnia-Herzegovina Wolfgang Petritsch says successor countries must acknowledge their crimes during the 1990s.
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