Bosnian Serbian military chief Ratko Mladic during an angry outburst in the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague on Wednesday. The UN Yugoslav war crimes tribunal ordered Mladic out of the courtroom before reading findings of guilt on 10 of 11 charges. (Associated Press)

Mladic, known as the Butcher of Bosnia, found guilty on 10 of 11 counts; lawyer says he will appeal

The UN’s Yugoslav war crimes tribunal convicted Bosnian Serbian military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic on Wednesday of genocide and crimes against humanity, and sentenced him to life in prison for atrocities during Bosnia’s 1992-1995 war.

Mladic, 75, was found guilty of commanding forces responsible for crimes including the worst atrocities of the war — the deadly three-year siege of the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, and the 1995 massacre of some 8,000 Muslim men and boys in the eastern enclave of Srebrenica, which was Europe’s worst mass killing since World War II.

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