Serbs of Bosnia and Herzegovina

UN seeks life sentence for former Bosnian Serb general over Srebrenica

United Nations prosecutors in the Yugoslav war crimes court called for a life sentence against former Bosnian Serb general Zdravko Tolimir for his role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Thursday, 23 August, 2012, 9:16am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Mladic goes on trial for war crimes

9 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Ticket-scam hearing awaits missing witness

16 May 2012 - 12:00am

You can run, but you can't hide from justice

The arrest of former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic, for the murder of about 7,500 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995, is a big step in the international effort to enforce the law against those who used to be free to murder and torture with impunity.

3 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Ratko Mladic arrested


Who is Ratko Mladic? Mladic, 69, is a former Bosnian Serb military commander. The army general had been on the run from international authorities for almost 16 years until his arrest by security forces last Thursday in Serbia.


31 May 2011 - 12:00am

A bad week for ...

John Edwards

29 May 2011 - 12:00am

A symbol for war crime survivors or dogmatic fanatic?

When Carla Del Ponte started work in The Hague more than six years ago, she pinned the mugshots of three men to the wall behind her desk: Slobodan Milosevic, Radovan Karadzic and General Ratko Mladic.

18 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Today in history

In Hong Kong

1958: The stock market ruled steady on the closing day of the week as a fair volume of business was transacted. The turnover amounted to approximately $856,000.

1964: French film producer M Alexandre Mnouchkine arrived in Hong Kong to prepare for the shooting of The Tribulations Of A Chinese In China. The film starred Jean Paul Belmondo.

11 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

This day in history

In Hong Kong

1959: A 12-year-old boy was sentenced to two strokes of the cane by a Central Juvenile Court for using abusive language towards a police constable, while a nine-year-old shoeshine boy was given four strokes for hawking without a licence.

25 Jul 2000 - 12:00am