War Crimes Suspect Ratko Mladic Arrested: To Kelly, It's Personal
Editor's Note: In the 1990s, Kelly Moore was the spokesperson for the prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal in the former Yugoslavia. She helped investigate the deaths of around 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995 -- the crime for which suspected war criminal former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic, was arrested Thursday. She reacted to the news of Mladic's capture on her blog:
The atrocities continued for another three years. You cannot possibly imagine the cocktail of emotions that envelops you when you see a column of refugees pouring down the street in real life. It was a funeral procession writ large. No one spoke. They were dirty and disheveled. Everyone dragged pathetic, worn-out nylon bags stuffed with all that remained of their worldly possessions. Their faces were ashen and creased. Children usually cried while clinging to a filthy doll. Elderly women often had to be helped along.
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