Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on April 23 began the appeals process to overturn his conviction and 40-year jail sentence for committing crimes against humanity and acts of genocide during the 1992-96 Bosnian War.

The 72-year-old Karadzic was convicted in 2016 for war crimes, including planning the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre where at least 9,000 Bosniak men and boys were rounded up and executed by the Army of the Republika Srpska (the Bosnian Serbs' armed forces, or VRS) after it o...


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