|Political party||Serb Democratic|
League of Communists (formerly)
|Conviction(s)||Genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity|
|Criminal penalty||Life imprisonment|
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Years of service||1965–1996|
|Unit||Armored divisions, artillery, special forces|
|Battles/wars||Croatian War of Independence|
Ratko Mladić (Serbian Cyrillic: Ратко Младић, pronounced [râtko mlǎːdit͡ɕ]; born 12 March 1942) is a Bosnian Serb convicted war criminal and colonel-general. He led the Army of Republika Srpska (VRS) during the Yugoslav Wars.
In 2017, he was found guilty of committing war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for leading the Siege of Sarajevo and the Srebrenica massacre.
References[change | change source]
- Borger, Julian (22 November 2017). "Bosnian Serb warlord Ratko Mladić disrupts genocide verdict hearing". The Guardian. London.
- "Ratko Mladić". The Guardian. London.
- Cluskey, Peter. "Mladic convicted of genocide and war crimes by UN tribunal". The Irish Times.