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Ratko Mladic jailed for life over Bosnia war genocide

Ratko Mladic jailed for life over Bosnia war genocide

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Media playback is unsupported on your deviceFormer Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been jailed for life for genocide and other atrocities in the 1990s Bosnian war.Known as the "Butcher of Bosnia", Mladic led forces during the massacre of Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks) in Srebrenica and the siege of Sarajevo.The UN tribunal in The Hague convicted him on 10 of the 11 charges.Mladic, 74, was not in court when the sentence was read out. He had been removed for shouting at the judges."It's a lie. Everything you said in this courtroom is a lie," he said.The outburst came after the judges rejected a request by his team to halt the proceedings because of Mladic's high blood pressure. Mladic has denied all the charges and his lawyer said he would appeal.Profile: The "Butcher of Bosnia"What is t...