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July 25, 2008

The surprise arrest of Radovan Karadzic, the Bosnian genocide suspect, is good news. Karadzic, who masterminded the 42-month siege of Sarajevo and is held politically responsible for the massacre of almost 8,000 Bosnian Muslims in July 1995, had reinvented himself as a bearded New Age guru and devotee of alternative medicine. He was living modestly in a Belgrade suburb and touring the country to deliver homilies on a better life.

InternationalJusticeSerbia.jpg Martin Rowson

After 13 years on the run from charges of war crimes and genocide, Radovan Karadzic is being sent to The Hague where he will stand trial for war crimes. Bitter memories still linger in the settlements and villages surrounding the site of the Srebrenica massacre.

| Posted by Gary Sauer-Thompson at 9:23 AM |