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    In this image taken from video former Bosnian Serb army commander Gen. Ratko Mladic smiles during his appearance at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal Tuesday Jan. 28, 2014 in the Hague Netherlands

    Hague Tribunal Prosecutor Demands Life Sentence for Mladic

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    Alan Tieger, a prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, demanded during closing arguments session on Tuesday former Bosnian Serb military commander Radko Mladic to be put behind bars for the rest of his life.

    THE HAGUE (Sputnik) — Mladic, 74, has been charged with genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity over his role in the ethnic cleansing campaign against Muslims during 1992-1995 war in Bosnia.

    His trial began on May 12, 2012 following his arrest by Serbian authorities in 2011.

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