(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Belgraders in a bar watch a television broadcast of United Nations war crimes tribunal passing judgment to former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic in Belgrade Serbia. 24 March 2016. EPA/KOCA SULEJMANOVIC
The Hague:Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was Thursday found guilty of genocide by UN war crimes judges and sentenced to 40 years in jail over the worst atrocities on European soil since World War II.
Karadzic was also found guilty of nine other charges including murder and persecution but in a blow to thousands of victims he was acquitted of genocide in seven Bosnian towns and villages during the 1992-1995 war.