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Bosnian General Found Guilty of Genocide by U.N. War Crimes Tribunal

Aired August 2, 2001 - 10:00   ET

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THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED.
LEON HARRIS, CNN ANCHOR: We are just getting some breaking news, even as we just speak right now. What's going on?

DONNA KELLEY, CNN ANCHOR: War crimes that we've been telling you about and now we have to report to you just, we just hear, we're going to the Hague. One of the folks who's been accused has been found guilty. Let's check in there and see what's going on.

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UNIDENTIFIED JUDGE: ... civil society. It would be just as monstrous, however, not to attach any name to this evil because that could be an offense to the sense. In July 1995, General Krstic, individually you agreed to evil. And this is why today this trial chamber convicts you and sentences you to 46 years in prison. The court stands adjoined.

KELLEY: Bosnian Serb General Radislav Krstic found guilty of genocide Thursday by the United Nations War Crimes Tribunal for his role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. There you heard it, guilty of genocide. We'll have more details for you as we start to get them in here at CNN.

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