Experts reflect on the war crimes committed in Yugoslavia. At The Hague, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia meets in a building that once housed an insurance agency. Serge Brammertz prosecutes those charged.
Yugoslav Wars: History (04:16)
Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina claim independence; a shell killed 68 people at the Markale massacre. Serbian soldiers detain and starve Muslims. In 1993, the United Nations formed the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
After the Bosnan War (04:59)
Kofi Annan hires Brammertz to head the prosecutor's office. Ratko Mladic and Radovan Karadžic lead the Serbs during the Bosnian War. Boris Tadic dismissed all former secret service officials when he became president; authorities hear a report of a suspicious man living in Novi Beograd
Radovan Karadžic Arrested (03:17)
Authorities check Dr. Dabic's DNA against Karadžic. Vladimir Vukcevic describes how the former president disguised himself as a bioenergy healer.
Srebrenica Massacre (05:09)
Refugees travel to an abandoned factory managed by the United Nations. The Dutch soldiers guarding the facility surrender without a fight. Munira Subašic describes how her son and husband were killed.
Hunting General Mladic (03:30)
Vladimir Vujovic runs the office of the Serbian War Crimes in Belgrade. Brammertz describes how the unit does not have its own police force.
Secret Investigations (03:19)
Most of the country disagrees with arresting fugitives. European integration will not occur if Tadic does not make war crimes arrests. Brammertz travels with bodyguards to ensure his safety.
Reporting to the Security Council (06:58)
Brammertz interviews interlocutors, operatives, police, and intelligence officers. In Sarajevo, a Serbian, a Croatian, and Bosnian are elected as presidents of the country. Haris Silajdžic describes running a country with many different cultures.
Republic of Croatia (03:39)
Ivo Josipovic becomes the new president. To become a full member of the European Union, the country must demonstrate full cooperation with the ICTY. Ante Gotovina, who lead Operation Storm, pleads not guilty of war crimes.
Europe, the Key Asset of ICTY (05:56)
Brammertz gives a speech about the ICTY convicting those who committed war crimes. The Serbian secret service discovered documents that protected Mladic. Rasim Ljajic runs the Serbian National Council for Cooperation and describes mistakes made by the police.
Remembering the Massacre (03:00)
Brammertz travels to Srebrenica to meet survivors of the massacre. Witnesses share their stories with the prosecutor.
Changing Diplomacies (05:53)
The Europeans agree to begin the process of including Serbia in the European Union if it recognizes Kosovo. Brammertz recognizes why this occurred, but wishes to bring justice to the victims. Authorities arrest Mladic in 2011.
Credits: Hunting Mladic: International Justice at Work (00:30)
Credits: Hunting Mladic: International Justice at Work
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