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Long arm of the law finally catches up with ‘Butcher of Srebrenica’

The long arm of the law finally caught up with the Butcher of Srebrenica, Ratko Mladic, when he was arraigned in court Friday to answer charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. ¬†Having been on the run from the law for 16 years, Gen Mladic was defiant, reminding all that he was an army general who never lost a battle and denying the charges against him as being “obnoxious” and “monstrous.” “The whole world knows who I am. I am General Ratko Mladic,” he said at the end of his first appearance, a tense 100 minutes. He went on to say: “I defended my people, my country … now … Continue reading

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