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01.02.2017.

EXPERTS CONTRADICT KARADZIC: TRIBUNAL'S DETENTION UNIT IS NOT 'CARCINOGENIC'

Following a spate of complaints from Radovan Karadzic about the 'toxic environment' and 'a high malignancy rate' in the UN Detention Unit, the Tribunal's Registry turned to the Medical Centre of the Erasmus University to investigate the claims. Its expert team investigated the matter over a period of several months and concluded there is no causal relationship between the conditions in the detention unit and the malignant diseases of some of the detainees
DEN HAAG | 22.07.2016.

PROSECUTION APPEALS AGAINST KARADZIC’S JUDGMENT AND SENTENCE

In four ground of appeal the prosecution highlights the errors of law and fact in the Trial Chamber’s judgment. The prosecution wants the appellate judges to convict Radovan Karadzic of genocide in seven municipalities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and to sentence him to life
DEN HAAG | 22.07.2016.

KARADZIC CONDEMNS INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE IN HIS APPEAL

In his appeal against the trial judgment, the former Republika Srpska president complains that he was not given a fair trial. Karadzic also strongly condemns the entire concept of international justice, calling on the world leaders to re-consider it
Den Haag | 27.06.2016.

WAS DEFENSE LAWYER IN CONTEMPT OF COURT?

Goran Petronijevic, a member of Radovan Karadzic’s defense team, has been invited to clarify by 11 July 2016 the circumstances under which he had disclosed to the media the contents of a confidential submission. After that, it will be decided if there are grounds to prosecute him for contempt of court before the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals
31.05.2016.

KARADZIC’S MOTIONS FOR PROVISIONAL RELEASE DENIED

The Appeals Chamber of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals has rejected Radovan Karadzic’s motion for provisional release pending the delivery of the appellate judgment in his case. Karadzic has subsequently filed a motion seeking permission to attend the commemoration ceremony for his recently deceased brother, but it has likewise been denied
20.05.2016.

KARADZIC WANTS MORE TIME AND MONEY

Radovan Karadzic complains that he doesn’t have enough time or resources to prepare a meaningful appeal, and asks the judges to grant him a three-month extension of the deadline for his notice of appeal against the judgment. In March 2016, the Trial Chamber sentenced Karadzic to 40 years in prison
DEN HAAG | 03.05.2016.

PROSECUTION AGAINST PROVISIONAL RELEASE FOR KARADZIC

Responding to Karadzic’s motion for provisional release pending the appellate judgment, the prosecution noted that there were no ‘special circumstances’ to justify the request. Also, the prosecution stressed, Karadzic is a flight risk. Such a decision would undermine the confidence the victims, witnesses and public had in the ability of international tribunal to ensure the administration of justice
HAG/DEN HAAG | 02.05.2016.

JUDGE MERON’S LETTER TO KARADZIC

The President of the Mechanism for the International Criminal Tribunals has responded to the complaints raised by the former Republika Srpska president at a status conference on 6 April 2016. Karadzic complained about the conditions in the detention unit and about ‘frequent malignant diseases’ among the inmates in the UN Detention Unit. Karadzic also complained about the slow and outdated computer he had at his disposal in his cell
DEN HAAG | 22.04.2016.

KARADZIC ASKS FOR PROVISIONAL RELEASE

Former Republika Srpska president has filed a motion for provisional release pending the appellate judgment in his case. Karadzic has offered ‘personal guarantees’ that he will return from Republika Srpska to the Detention Unit in Scheveningen when ordered to do so by the Tribunal
DEN HAAG | 06.04.2016.

RADOVAN KARADZIC’S ‘CATALOGUE OF GENERAL COMPLAINTS’

At an extraordinary status conference, Radovan Karadzic told the judges he was ‘astonished’ when he received the 40-year prison sentence, as he had already packed his bags to go home. The accused complained about the conditions in the Detention Unit, demanding an inquiry into the rash of malignant diseases among the inmates. Since his health has been steadily ‘deteriorating’ over the years, Karadzic wants the judges to set him free pending the appellate judgment

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