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In today (Dec. 6, 2003) news:
The UN war crimes court sentenced Bosnian Serb general
Stanislav Galic to 20 years in prison over the 44-month
siege of Sarajevo that left thousands dead during the
1992-95 Bosnian war.
The general, who during two years led the Bosnian Serb
troops that laid siege to the Muslim-held city, is the
first person to be convicted by the International
Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) over
the events in the Bosnian capital.
The three-judge panel ruled that troops under Galic's
command deliberately targeted civilians during the siege.
"The civilian population of Sarajevo -- men and women
of all ages, including children -- were killed in their
hundreds and wounded in their thousands, with the intent
to terrorise the entirety of the population," presiding
judge Alphons Orie, of the Netherlands, said.
"They were attacked while attending funerals, while in
ambulances, trams, buses and while cycling ... Children
were targeted while playing or walking in the street."
Galic was convicted of "acts of violence the primary
purpose of which is to spread terror under the civilian
population", murder, and inhumane acts.
Meanwhile, general Tommy Franks,
who led the US military operations
that left thousands dead
during the March-April 2003 war attacks in Iraq, is still running...
NO WAR on USA