The amateur video of Serbian refugees being executed shocked the public (file photo) (AFP)
November 2, 2006 -- Bosnian authorities say they made an arrest today over alleged war crimes committed during the 1992-1995 Bosnian war.
Reports say the suspect is Sefik Alic, a former Muslim army commander. His unit appeared in an amateur video depicting atrocities by Croatian and Bosnian Muslim forces against Serb refugees in 1995.
Bosnia's war claimed tens of thousands lives.
(AFP, Reuters, dpa)
Ratko Mladic (left) confers with Radovan Karadzic during a meeting in Pale in 1993 (epa)
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)
To listen to wartime audio of Ratko Mladic, click here.
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)