Karadzic ‘responsible for crimes against humanity’

U.N. court acquits the former Bosnian Serb leader of one count of genocide in connection with municipalities; no ruling yet on Srebrenica massacre.

In this July 9, 2014 photo, a Bosnian Muslim girl pays her respects at a memorial centre at Potcari near Srebrenica in Bosnia-Herzegovina. . More than 20 years after Bosnia's war, Radovan Karadzic, former Bosnian-Serb leader is indicted for genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes.

U.N. judges said former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was responsible for crimes against humanity, including murder and persecution, in the municipalities of Bosnia, one of the two principle charges he faced.

He was acquitted of a first account of genocide in connection with the municipalities, but judges have yet to rule on the 1995 massacre in Srebrenica, Europe’s worst since World War Two, in which 8,000 Muslims died, in connection with which Mr. Karadzic is charged with a second count of genocide.