Ratko Mladic arrest: Srebrenica and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia's most wanted
By Staff Reporter
In Srebrenica in 1995 more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims were killed while between 25,000 and 30,000 were expelled by force. These atrocities were committed by units of the Army of Republika Srpska (VRS) under the command of General Ratko Mladic.
An ethnic cleansing campaign also took place throughout areas controlled by the Bosnian Serb Army during the 1992-1995 with the army targeting Bosnian Muslims and Bosnian Croats. The ethnic cleansing campaign included unlawful confinement, murder, rape, sexual assault, torture, beating, robbery and inhumane treatment of civilians; the targeting of political leaders, intellectuals and professionals; the unlawful deportation and transfer of civilians; the unlawful shelling of civilians; the unlawful appropriation and plunder of real and personal property; the destruction of homes and businesses; and the destruction of places of worship.
Following the arrest today of Ratko Mladic, let us have a look at the most famous persons behind those atrocities