Topic - Christoph Fluegge

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    U.N. court convicts Bosnian Serb of genocide

    A U.N. war crimes court convicted a former senior Bosnian Serb army commander Wednesday of genocide for playing a key role in Europe's worst massacre since World War II and sentenced him to life imprisonment, delivering another measure of justice to survivors still hunting for the remains of their husbands and sons.

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  • "Some of the wounded prisoners were cursed and left to suffer in agony before they were finally killed," Fluegge said. "One of the groups of prisoners included a boy of approximately five to six years old, who, after being shot at, stood up from the pile of bodies and called out for his father."

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  • Before the judgment was read, he told the court: "I wish for these proceedings to be concluded in accordance with God's will."

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