15 Apr 14 Hague Tribunal Rejects Ratko Mladic’s Acquittal Plea

The international court turned down former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic’s request to quash the genocide and war crime charges against him midway through his trial.

08 Apr 14 Ruling on Mladic Acquittal Request Due April 15

The trial chamber of the Hague tribunal is to decide on the request of Ratko Mladic's defence for his release after the prosecution presents its case on April 15.

19 Mar 14 Defence Denies Mladic Had Genocidal Ambitions

Ratko Mladic's defence says the former Bosnian Serb Army commander 'did not give any orders for any crimes' during the war in Bosnia.

18 Mar 14 Hague Tribunal Urged to Reject Mladic’s Acquittal Bid

The Hague prosecution said evidence already shows that Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic committed war crimes and his appeal for release halfway through his trial should be denied.

17 Mar 14 Mladic Demands Acquittal Halfway Through Trial

Halfway through his war crimes trial at the Hague Tribunal, former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic’s defence asked the court to drop all the charges against him.

28 Jan 14 Mladic Snubs Karadzic in Hague Courtroom

Former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic refused to answer questions about the war at Radovan Karadzic’s trial, condemning the Hague Tribunal as the “devil’s court”.

13 Dec 13 Final Prosecution Witness Testifies Against Mladic

The Hague Tribunal prosecution has called the final witness in the case against former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, who said the defendant did not investigate his subordinates’ crimes.

06 Dec 13 Ratko Mladic ‘Actively Led’ Bosnian Serb Offensives

The last prosecution witness at Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial in The Hague testified that the former Bosnian Serb Army chief took active charge of military operations during the war.

29 Nov 13 Mladic to Answer for Newly-Discovered Bosnia Grave

The Hague Tribunal prosecution said a recently-uncovered mass grave near Prijedor containing hundreds of bodies will be used as evidence in former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic’s trial.

22 Nov 13 Mladic’s Troops ‘Forcibly Expelled Non-Serbs’

A military expert told Mladic’s war crimes trial at the Hague Tribunal that the Bosnian Serb Army forced the non-Serb population out of the Bosanska Krajina region in summer 1992.

15 Nov 13 Ratko Mladic ‘Was Feared by His Troops’

A military expert told Mladic’s war crimes trial at the Hague Tribunal that the former Bosnian Serb commander firmly controlled his forces and everything they did.

11 Nov 13 Sarajevo Mortar Shells ‘Fired From Serb Positions’

A ballistics expert told the trial of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic that shells which killed scores of Sarajevo civilians at a market were fired from Serb forces’ positions.

01 Nov 13 Karadzic ‘Had No Idea’ About Srebrenica Executions

Former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic knew nothing about the murder of Muslim prisoners from Srebrenica, witnesses insisted as his war crimes trial resumed after a two-month break.

25 Oct 13 Bosnian Serbs ‘Held French Troops Hostage’

A French officer told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial at the Hague Tribunal how Bosnian Serb forces captured him and his men at a checkpoint in Sarajevo in 1995.

18 Oct 13 British Journalist Recalls Serb Sniper Killings in Sarajevo

BBC war reporter Jeremy Bowen told former Bosnian Serb Army chief Ratko Mladic’s Hague trial that he saw Serb forces shoot civilians on Sarajevo’s streets and even at a funeral.




Timeline - Transitional Justice in Serbia

Key dates and events in transitional justice in Serbia.


Srebrenica: Genocide Reconstructed

In July 1995 Srebrenica was shelled and occupied by the Army of Republic of Srpska,VRS, despite being declared a protected area by the United Nations. More than 7,000 people were killed, the victims of genocide.


Ratko Mladic

Timeline of events leading up to the arrest of Ratko Mladic.


War in Bosnia

Key dates and events in the Bosnia war.


Ratko Mladic: The Force Behind the Srebrenica Killings

The Bosnian Serb commander’s role in the genocide committed in Srebrenica is described in detail in many indictments and verdicts pronounced before local and international judicial institutions.


The Indictment Against Ratko Mladic

Indictments in 1995 and 2000, further amended in 2002 and 2010, charge the former commander of the Republika Srpska Army with genocide and other crimes.


Ratko Mladic: From Promising Officer to Bloodstained Warlord

When Mladic ordered his army to bomb the people of Sarajevo until they ‘go insane’, he revealed the murderous intentions that would culminate in the Srebrenica massacre.

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