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THE HAGUE | 04.06.2013.

CORRECTION

What did the Tribunal’s president Theodor Meron complain about in a SENSE Agency report on the ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia?
THE HAGUE | 27.05.2013.

TRIBUNAL’S 20 YEARS

Dutch king Willem Alexander and other distinguished guests attended the ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. There were no representatives of the courts and prosecutors from the region. Absent were the members of the associations of victims for whom the Tribunal was established in the first place
THE HAGUE | 08.06.2012.

TRIBUNAL’S SUCCESS DEPENDS ON NATIONAL COURTS TAKING UP WAR CRIMES PROSECUTION

The Tribunal’s chief prosecutor Serge Brammertz is happy with the cooperation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia with the Tribunal. Brammertz has nevertheless urged Sarajevo to complete the investigations and proceed to trial as soon as possible in the cases based on the evidence gathered and turned over to the BH courts by the OTP. Brammertz expects Belgrade to urgently deliver a report on the network that had helped Mladic and Hadzic evade international justice for so many years
THE HAGUE | 07.06.2012.

TRIBUNAL’S TIMETABLE UNTIL THE END OF 2014

Tribunal’s President Theodor Meron presented the latest schedule for the work of the Tribunal until the end of 2014.The appellate judgment will be delivered to Gotovina and Markac in December 2012. The Trial Chambers will render their judgments to Vojislav Seselj in March 2013 and to Karadzic in December 2014. There is “a significant likelihood” that the judicial proceedings in the cases of Mladic and Hadzic will not be completed before the end of 2014
THE HAGUE | 13.04.2012.

DUTCH SUPREME COURT CONFIRMS ‘ABSOLUTE IMUNITY’ OF UN

The Dutch Supreme Court has ruled that the UN cannot be summoned before any national court because the UN enjoys immunity. The Supreme Court handed down its decision on an appeal filed as a last recourse by the Mothers of Srebrenica association, which sued the UN and the UN Dutch Battalion for their alleged failure to prevent genocide in July 1995
THE HAGUE | 15.11.2011.

TRIBUNAL’S GLOBAL LEGACY

A two-day international conference opens in The Hague on the Tribunal’s global legacy an its contribution to shaping global justice and the advancement of human rights
THE HAGUE | 04.03.2011.

RULES OF THE ROAD: NO GROUNDS FOR PROSECUTION OF GENERAL DIVJAK

Under the 1996 Rome Agreement, in 2003 the Tribunal’s prosecutors were asked by the Republika Srpska authorities to inspect the evidence supporting the allegations that General Divjak committed war crimes against prisoners of war. The OTP decided there was no prima facie case against General Jovan Divjak
THE HAGUE | 10.12.2010.

TRANSCRIPTS OF DEAD PENITENTS’ TESTIMONY ADMITTED INTO EVIDENCE

In the case against the Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj, the Trial Chamber decides to partially grant the prosecution motion and admits into evidence parts of the testimony Milan Babic gave at the Slobodan Milosevic trial. At the trial of Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, the statement and transcripts of Milan Deronjic’s evidence at the trials of Slobodan Milosevic and Momcilo Krajisnik were also admitted into evidence
THE HAGUE | 06.10.2010.

BRAMMERTZ: CONTINUE POLICY OF CONDITIONALITY

‘Serbia’s cooperation with the Tribunal is not full’; ‘the policy of conditionality should be continued’ because it has yielded results, chief prosecutor Serge Brammertz told Dutch MPs. European commissioner for enlargement Stefan Füle thinks Serbia should be encouraged to progress towards integration, but he took on board Brammertz’s message that ‘Ratko Mladic and Goran Hadzic should be brought to justice’
THE HAGUE | 24.07.2009.

WHERE TO SPEND SUMMER RECESS

Jadranko Prlic, Berislav Pusic, Momcilo Perisic, Franko Simatovic, Vladimir Lazarevic and Mico Stanisic have been granted provisional release during the summer recess. The motion is still pending for Milan Lukic. Jovica Stanisic, Ivan Cermak, Slobodan Praljak, Milan Gvero, Stojan Zupljanin and Johan Tarculovski have seen their motions denied

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