The Supreme Court of the Netherlands has found the Dutch state partially liable for the deaths of 350 Bosnian Muslims. They were killed after being expelled from a UN safe haven guarded by Dutch troops during the Bosnian War in 1995.
The Dutch Supreme Court upheld a ruling that Dutch UN peacekeepers had failed to protect 350 people in Bosnia in 1995. The judges found, however, that the Dutch government was only 10% liable for the atrocity.
UN judges upped the sentence of Radovan Karadzic, once a leader of the Bosnian Serbs, to life in prison for his role in the 1990s Bosnian war. They decried the "sheer scale and systematic cruelty" of his crimes.
Hatidza Mehmedovic lost her husband, two sons and many other relatives during the Srebrenica massacre. After the genocide, she found her life's calling – pursuing justice for the perpetrators, but not revenge.
Naser Oric, known for his role in organizing the defense of Srebrenica, had been accused of murdering Serbian soldiers. He was one of a small handful of Bosniak leaders to face trial for war crimes.
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