Bosnia court sentences Bosnian Muslim to 30 years for war crimes Melissa Bancroft at 7:44 PM ET
[JURIST] The Bosnian war crimes tribunal Tuesday sentenced [press release] a Bosnian Muslim to 30 years in prison for war crimes committed against Serbs in the 1992 - 1995 civil war [Wikipedia backgrounder]. Niset Ramic received the longest sentence yet handed down by the Bosnian War Crimes Chamber. The court found Ramic guilty of murdering four Serbian civilians [PDF indictment] in the town of Visoko during a weapons raid in June 1992.
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