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The former general Ratko Mladic, the leading figure accused of genocide in Srebrenica, is arrested

On 26 May, the Serbian police arrested the head of the Bosnian Serb army during the Bosnian war, Ratko Mladic, who is accused of responsibility for the massacre of 8,000 Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica in July 1995. Mladic, who had been on the run from justice since that time, was the most wanted man in the former Yugoslavia and has been transferred to the headquarters of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, accused of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.