United Nations war crimes judges on Tuesday upheld a genocide conviction and a life sentence for former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic, rejecting all the grounds for his appeal against a lower court ruling.
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He was convicted in 2017 on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes; Including the terrorism of the residents of the Bosnian capital (Sarajevo) during a siege that lasted 43 months, and the killing of more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys in the town of Srebrenica (eastern Bosnia) in 1995.