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  • Muslim becomes first woman to be convicted of Bosnian war crimes (Trusina massacre 1993)

    05/01/2012 5:32:29 AM PDT · by Milagros · 8 replies
    AFP/Telegraph ^ | 30 Apr 2012
    A Bosnian Muslim former soldier has become the first woman to be convicted of war crimes after pleading guilty to killing Croat civilians and prisoners during the 1990s war. Rasema Handanovic "participated with other members of her unit in the executions of three civilians and three soldiers", according to war crimes court judge Jasmina Kosovic.. The crimes were committed on April 16, 1993, in the village of Trusina, in southern Bosnia. A total of 18 Croat civilians and four prisoners of war were killed at the time.. She was a member of the Zulfikar special unit, which was under the...