WAR CRIMINAL ‘BUTCHER OF BOSNIA’ NOW BEHIND BARS AT HMP ISLE OF WIGHT

A man dubbed the ‘butcher of Bosnia’, who was once the world’s most wanted man, is reported to now be imprisoned at HMP Isle of Wight following a top secret flight from Europe.

According to the Daily Mail, 75-year-old Radovan Karadzic is serving a life sentence for genocide and crimes against humanity behind the bars of Parkhurst prison after arriving in the UK from the Netherlands on Wednesday.

Karadzic will die in prison after being convicted of sickening atrocities including the massacre of 8,000 Muslims in the Srebrenica genocide in 1995. He was convicted in 2016, some 8 years after being arrested in Serbia. He had evaded justice for over a decade following the end of the Bosnian war.

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The Srebrenica massacre was the worst atrocity in Europe since the end of World War II.

It’s claimed that HMP Isle of Wight has been chosen because it is a safer bet for Karadzic’s safety, with the jail mainly made up of elderly sex offenders with a low number of Muslim inmates.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said:

“Karadzic is one of the few people to have been found guilty of genocide.

“He was responsible for the massacre of men, women and children at the Srebrenica genocide and helped prosecute the siege of Sarajevo with its remorseless attacks on civilians. We should take pride in the fact that, from UK support to secure his arrest, to the prison cell he now faces, Britain has supported the 30-year pursuit of justice for these heinous crimes”.

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Dicky Daniels
Dicky Daniels
11 months ago

Why are we paying for him here. Europe prosecute, mug British pay.

Give it all and take nothing
Give it all and take nothing
11 months ago

Why a top secret flight if his location is advertised through island echo, you do have to laugh sometimes

Grumpy old git
Grumpy old git
11 months ago

It says in the news item that he WILL DIE IN PRISON, so he won’t be released to live here. Unlike our namby pamby treatment of murders who are let out to re-offend, the sentence handed down to him is LIFE and in his case it will mean LIFE. And after he dies in prison he can go rot in hell.

Beyhanin92@gmail.com
11 months ago

Islandecho should listen and wake up.

Oh dear
Oh dear
Reply to  [email protected]
11 months ago

And you shouldn’t display your email address

disillusioned
disillusioned
11 months ago

The death penalty should still be an available means of punishment to deal with monsters like this. What he did, or is at least responsible for, is nothing short of mass murder. The article says, he was brought to the island for his safety…. He deserves no protection in my opinion. We, as the taxpayer, should not have to be paying for his existence for the rest of his days either!

Bird table
Bird table
Reply to  disillusioned
11 months ago

Not to diminish what you said, but, he’s convicted of;

Genocide, Crimes against humanity, and, war crimes.

It’s just about as bad as it gets. He’s an accomplished manipulator and likely a psychopath. In some ways i think its better we (UK) have him locked up as he’s not likely to be allowed out even of he paints daisies for the rest of his life. I would not be certain of that if he were held elsewhere. One word says it all;

Srebrenica.

Timmy
Timmy
11 months ago

Hes not a man he is a monster

Zoe Morgan
Zoe Morgan
11 months ago

Agree… why is he here? Why are we paying? Send him to Bosnia or Croatia…

Bird table
Bird table
Reply to  Zoe Morgan
11 months ago

To some he is a hero! would you have released Napoleon? before 1815? If you sent him to Croatia or Bosnia you would have War!

chris donahue
chris donahue
Reply to  Zoe Morgan
11 months ago

because he is still considered a hero there. Serbia still in the dark ages, a bit like here

Pippin
Pippin
11 months ago

He was put in IOW prison because it was better for his safety !!!
Are they having a laugh?
Why should he be kept safe – the world has gone mad 🙁

Daniel Baker
Daniel Baker
11 months ago

Island Echo comment section…..always good for a laugh!

Arthur Sausage
Arthur Sausage
11 months ago

He will be on the beach soon sun bathing!
At our expence no doubt.

Sharon
Sharon
11 months ago

He was convicted in 2016, so why the need to move him now 5 years later? What is the UK not being told? If he’s in danger why couldn’t they keep him in solitary? Somethings not quite right here….

Tony
Tony
11 months ago

The daughter of Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader serving life for genocide and crimes against humanity during the 1990s Yugoslav wars, has claimed her father is living in unhealthy and “uncivilised” conditions in a British prison.

Moi
Moi
11 months ago

All the best people visit the IoW for their holidays!

Monkeyface
Monkeyface
11 months ago

Why is even he still alive ?…. Should have a lump of lead in his warped brain….

bobthebuilder
bobthebuilder
11 months ago

funny thing is we the west turned a blind eye to all of it weak spinless european countries and the UN.ha total crxp

 

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