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A video tape of the executions were shown on television (file photo) (AFP) 29 December 2005  -- A court in Croatia today sentenced an ethnic Serb to 15 years in prison for war crimes he committed in the 1990s.


Slobodan Davidovic was convicted of participating in the killings of six Muslims in Srebrenica, Bosnia in 1995. He was also convicted of torturing a Croat prisoner during the 1991 Serbo-Croat war.


Both the prosecution and Davidovic said they will appeal the sentence.


Five other members of Davidovic's paramilitary unit are currently being tried in Serbia.


Bosnian Serb troops killed more than 7,000 Muslim men and boys after capturing Srebrenica in 1995.


(dpa/AP/Reuters)


The Fugitives

Ratko Mladic (left) confers with Radovan Karadzic during a meeting in Pale in 1993 (epa)

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Ten years have passed since former Bosnian Serb leader RADOVAN KARADZIC and his former military commander General RATKO MLADIC were indicted by the Hague-based war crimes tribunal for genocide and other war crimes. The two fugitives remain at large, despite the obligation of NATO-led peacekeepers and the various governments in the region to arrest the indictees and send them to The Hague. Many people wonder why the most powerful military alliance in history and a host of governments seeking Euro-Atlantic integration remain unable to catch the two... (more)


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Coffins of Srebrenica victims being prepared for burial in October (AFP)

SREBRENICA: The July 1995 massacre of some 7,000 Muslim men and boys by Bosnian Serb fighters near the UN-designated safe haven of Srebrenica is the worst atrocity of its kind in Europe since the end of World War II. Since the incident, the name Srebrenica has become practically synonomous with ethnic cleansing....(more)

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