THE HAGUE | 20.02.2004.

A PROFESSIONAL KIDNAPPING

Testimony of Zivko Totic, former commander of the HVO brigade in Zenica, whose 15 April 1993 kidnapping caused passions to run high in Central Bosnia. Totic claims the attack was carried out by Military Police specials from the BH Army 3rd Corps, commanded by the accused Enver Hadzihasanovic.
THE HAGUE | 20.02.2004.

JUDGES CHECK WHETHER DERONJIC'S GUILTY PLEA IS UNEQUIVOCAL

Possible "material discrepancies" in Miroslav Deronjic's statements lead judges to schedule a new sentencing hearing.
THE HAGUE | 19.02.2004.

“WHOSE IS BOSNIA?”

How the municipal maps in Bosnia and Herzegovina were drawn on the basis of ethnic structure and land ownership.
THE HAGUE | 19.02.2004.

“RUSHED” DAMAGE ASSESSMENT

The defence for General Pavle Strugar challenges the findings of the UNESCO expert team that assessed damage to the Old Town of Dubrovnik caused by shelling, pointing out that the site investigation records showed as many as six investigations were carried out in only 33 minutes in various locations in town.
THE HAGUE | 18.02.2004.

THE “SHIPMENT” TO PALE

Why did Miroslav Deronjic send 400 Bosniak detainees from Bratunac to Pale, the "capital" of what was then the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in May 1992?
THE HAGUE | 17.02.2004.

WHO BURNED HOUSES IN GUCA GORA?

After an attack by the BH Army on the village of Guca Gora, the Croat population fled and its houses were then systematically looted and burned.
THE HAGUE | 17.02.2004.

LIMITING THE DAMAGE

By drawing attention to inconsistencies between two reports during the cross-examination of a UNESCO expert, defence counsel for General Pavle Strugar tries to limit the damage to Dubrovnik’s Old Town caused by the shelling of 6 December 1991.
THE HAGUE | 16.02.2004.

FROM POLITICALLY INCORRECT SPEECH TO WAR CRIMES

Testimony about "inflammatory rhetoric" of the former President of the Crisis Staff of the Autonomous Region of Krajina that the prosecution deems crossed the threshold dividing "politically incorrect speech" from war crimes.
THE HAGUE | 16.02.2004.

VOLUNTEERS WITHOUT BORDERS

Miroslav Deronjic testifies at the trial of Momcilo Krajisnik that in the Drina Valley municipalities, the SDS took over power according to an "identifiable pattern," in which Arkan's men and other volunteers from Serbia played an important role.
THE HAGUE | 15.02.2004.
Next Week at the Tribunal

FINAL LAP FOR THE PROSECUTION

Hague Round-up: Only two working days to go before the end of the prosecution case against Slobodan Milosevic. Testimony of SDS insider. New testimony about Mujahedin crimes. Is General Strugar fit for trial? Proceedings against defense counsel for attempts to pressure witnesses and disclose their identities. Status conferences in the proceedings against the Vukovar Three and Vojislav Seselj
THE HAGUE | 14.02.2004.

SURVIVOR OF THE EXECUTION TESTIFIES AT TRIAL

More testimony about Mujahedin crimes in Central Bosnia at the trial of former BH Army commanders Enver Hadzihasanovic and Amir Kubura.
THE HAGUE | 13.02.2004.

EUROPEAN MONITORS' PROTESTS IN DUBROVNIK WERE IN VAIN

Former member of the European Community Monitoring Mission testifies about "incredible" claims that Dubrovnik was shelled by forces "out of JNA control" and the accused General Pavle Strugar's assertion that damage to the Old Town was "the result of the actions launched by Croatian units."
THE HAGUE | 12.02.2004.

VICIOUS CIRCLE OF BLOOD AND REVENGE

General Philippe Morillon, former UNPROFOR commander, testifies at the trial of Slobodan Milosevic about the dramatic situation in Srebrenica in the spring of 1993 and the role the then-Serbian president played in preventing the worst from happening – and how it happened after all two years later.
THE HAGUE | 11.02.2004.

SREBRENICA OPERATION WAS COMMANDED BY OFFICERS ON BELGRADE PAYROLL

Former VRS officer and participant in the July 1995 attack on Srebrenica testifies that although Serbian MUP and VJ forces did not directly participate in the operation, most of the commanding officers of the VRS units involved were on the payroll of the Yugoslav Army via Belgrade.
THE HAGUE | 11.02.2004.

ROLE OF HIRED KILLERS IN THE ETHNIC CLEANSING

Witnesses at the trial of Momcilo Krajisnik – former Bosnian Serb political leader and Assembly speaker– describe the tasks of hired killers in the towns and villages of eastern Bosnia.