In 2003 the Hague court had found Plavsic guilty of war crimes by authorizing mass killings of Bosnian muslims and Croats during the Balkan war of the Nineties. She was sentenced to eleven years in prison and transferred to a Swedish correctional institution. The 80-year-old has now served two-thirds of her prison term and is by Swedish law eligible to be released on parole.
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