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Former Bosnian military chief Ratko Mladic appears for the pronouncement of the Trial Judgement for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on November 22, 2017 in The Hague, The Netherlands. (Photo:  Michel Porro/Getty Images)
22 Nov 17
Landmark trial ends in conviction on ten out of 11 counts.
Poster for I Love SFK, a documentary by Ada Sokolovic.
4 May 16
Features tell stories of reconciliation and justice in a society still struggling to overcome ethnic divisions.
Radovan Karadžić during his trial judgement on 24 March 2016. (Photo: ICTY)
24 Mar 16
Ex-president convicted of 10 out of the 11 charges against him.
The film Macedonian, about a Bosnian soldier who refused orders to save civilians, is screened in Sarajevo. (Photo: Dzenana Halimovic)
29 Feb 16
Discussion groups look at how the stories can help people deal with the legacy of conflict.
Students at the Catholic Gimnasium Sveti Franjo in Tuzla discussed reconciliation. (Photo: Maja Nikolic)
28 Jan 16
Documentaries deal with war’s legacy as well as ways to co-exist.
Jovica Stanisic i Franko Simatovic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY)
Briefly Noted
16 Dec 15
Former officials held in custody and will face new trial.
Milorad Dodik, defence witness in the trial of Ratko Mladic at the ICTY. (Photo: ICTY)
Courtside
11 Dec 15
Milorad Dodik rejects prosecution’s claim that there was a plan to separate communities.
Historian Milos Kovic, defence witness at the Mladic trial. (Photo: ICTY)
Courtside
4 Dec 15
Historian says prosecution witnesses chose to ignore crucial information.
Courtside
27 Nov 15
Judges hear that army chief’s strong feelings for his own people did not extend to those of other ethnicities.
Courtside
20 Nov 15
Former general admits that he used Wikipedia as source for his evidence.

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Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.