War Crimes Tribunal Sentences Plavsic

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The International War Crimes Tribunal hands down an 11-year prison term to the former president of the Bosnian Serb Republic, Biljana Plavsic. The presiding judge says the 72-year-old Plavsic participated in crimes of the utmost gravity during the Bosnian war. But the tribunal gave her credit for pleading guilty to one count of persecution for her role in promoting the Bosnian Serbs' campaign of so-called ethnic cleansing. Geraldine Coughlan reports.



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