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Nura Mustafic, one of the Mothers of Srebrenica, wipes away tears as she reacts to the verdict handed down against former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, in The Hague on Wednesday. Mladic was convicted of genocide and crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison for atrocities perpetrated during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war. Phil Nijhuis/AP hide caption

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People celebrate as they watch a live TV broadcast on Wednesday in Srebrenica, when U.N. judges announce the life sentence in the trial of former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic, accused of genocide and war crimes in the brutal Balkans conflicts over two decades ago. Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Radovan Karadzic sits in the courtroom in the Hague during the reading of his verdict at The International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia on Thursday. Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Two Decades After The War, A Genocide Conviction For Radovan Karadzic

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A woman cries as the remains of her son are buried during a ceremony at the Potocari memorial complex near the Bosnian town of Srebrenica last July. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP hide caption

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Bosnians Remember When Their City Became 'One Big Concentration Camp'

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A Bosnian worker passes among coffins decorated with Bosnian wartime flags during a funeral ceremony near Srebrenica. Amel Emric/AP hide caption

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Despite Srebrenica's Horror, A Grass-Roots Optimism Sprouts In Bosnia

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Nineteen-year-old Bosnian Serb Gavrilo Princip fired the shots that killed the heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and his wife, Sophie, during a visit to Sarajevo on June 28, 1914. Depending on whom you ask, he's either a hero or a terrorist. Historical Archives Sarajevo/AP hide caption

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The Shifting Legacy Of The Man Who Shot Franz Ferdinand

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A military amphibious vehicle heads down a flooded street in Obrenovac, Serbia. Residents were preparing for a river surge Monday that threatened to inundate Serbia's main power plant. Darko Vojinovic/AP hide caption

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Relatives of Rizo Mustafic react after the Dutch Supreme Court ruled the Netherlands was responsible for the deaths of Mustafic and two other Bosnian Muslim men during the Srebrenica massacre in 1995. Martijn Beekman/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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July 11, 2012: A woman cried next to the coffin of her relative at the Potocari memorial complex near Srebrenica. More than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were executed there in July 1995. It was the worst massacre in Europe since World War II. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP hide caption

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