Ratko Mladic

European court dismisses case brought by Srebrenica families

A top European court on Thursday dismissed a case brought by relatives of three Bosnian men murdered during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre who had appealed a decision by Dutch prosecutors not to file criminal charges against three Dutch officers for alleged complicity in the deaths.

The European Court of Human Rights said Dutch authorities "had sufficiently investigated the incident and given proper consideration to the applicants' request for prosecutions."

The decision marks the end of long-running attempts by relatives of Rizo Mustafic, Muhamed Nuhanovic and his father Ibro Nuhanovic to hold Dutch troops who served as U.N. peacekeepers criminally responsible for...

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