Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former
Yugoslavia (ICTY) today convicted Radovan Karadžić, former President of
Republika Srpska (RS) and Supreme Commander of its armed forces, of
genocide, crimes against humanity and violations of the laws or customs
of war committed by Serb forces during the armed conflict in Bosnia and
Herzegovina (BiH), from 1992 until 1995. He was sentenced to 40 years’
Parties have the right to appeal the judgement.
Karadžić is entitled to credit for time spent in detention thus far. He has been in custody since 21 July 2008.