Serbia Collars Karadzic for War Crimes
Former Bosnian Serb leader faces UN genocide charges
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 21, 2008 5:40 PM CDT
Bosnian Serb Leader Radovan Karadzic is seen during the Bosnian Serb assembly session in Pale, some 16 kilometers (10 miles) east of Sarajevo, in this April 1,1996 photo.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Serbian forces arrested Radovan Karadzic today after hunting the war crimes fugitive for 12 years, the AP reports. The former Bosnian Serb president, collared with other suspected war criminals, will likely be sent to the UN war crimes court in the Hague. The tribunal has indicted him twice, once for approving the murder of civilians in Sarajevo and later for organizing the genocide of 8,000 Muslim men in Bosnia.