Victims call him the Butcher of Bosnia. Defenders say he protected the Serbs. With exclusive access to the prosecution and defense teams, the film chronicles the trial of Ratko Mladić accused of genocide and war crimes. FRONTLINE offers an epic story of justice, accountability and a country at odds over its bloody past.
The fallout from Bosnia and Herzegovina’s declaration of independence from Yugoslavia led to some of the worst atrocities in Europe since the end of World War II. This timeline highlights some of the key moments in the Bosnian war and the role that Ratko Mladić played.