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UN judges order Mladic to testify at Karadzic trial
December 12, 2013 by Amy Mathieu
The UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Wednesday granted a motion by Radovan Karadzic to subpoena Ratko Mladic, former leader of the Bosnian Serb army during the Bosnian civil war, to testify at his trial where he has been charged with genocide, crimes against.... [more]
ICTY Provides Fair, Non-Political Trials [op-ed]
December 3, 2013 by Brent Nesbitt
JURIST Guest Columnist Stuart Ford of The John Marshall Law School argues that the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia provides for fair, non-political trials, which are central to the success of the court ...
The fairness of the trials at the International Criminal.... [more]
Assessing Twenty Years of the ICTY
November 29, 2013 by G. Redd
The United Nations established the Tribunal in 1993 to break the institutional impunity of crimes committed against humanity in the midst of the Yugoslav Wars. While the Tribunal declares that in its twenty years it has "shown that an individual's senior position can no longer protect them from.... [more]
History of the Court
November 29, 2013 by Sarah Steers
The ICTY delivered its first indictment ever against Dragan Nikolic, the director of the Serb-run Susica Detention Camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in November 1994. He was accused of committing crimes against non-Serbs, including sexual violence and torture. After he pleaded guilty in September.... [more]
International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
November 29, 2013 by Neil Devlin
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) was created in 1993 by UN Resolution 827 to adjudicate the alleged war crimes perpetrated in the region of the former Yugoslavia since 1991. The ICTY's term of prosecution has been extended until December 2014. Since its.... [more]
November 20, 2013 by Arjun Mishra
08/29/2013: Danish judge removed from war crimes tribunal for bias.
05/25/2013: ICTY marked 20th anniversary.
12/17/2012: UN extended terms of ICTY judges.
11/26/2012: Serbia asked UN tribunal to hand over evidence against freed Croatian generals.
11/11/2012: ICTY denied former Serb parliament.... [more]
Former head of Bosnian Serb parliament released from prison
September 1, 2013 by Julie Deisher
Momcilo Krajisnik, the former speaker for the Bosnian Serb parliament, returned to Bosnia Friday after being released from prison. Krajisnik, arrested in 2000, was convicted in 2006 by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for the persecution, deportation and.... [more]
Danish judge removed from war crimes tribunal for bias
August 29, 2013 by Samuel Franklin
Danish judge Frederik Harhoff was removed from the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Thursday over claims of bias in a letter he wrote criticizing the court. Harhoff was a member of the three-judge panel responsible for overseeing the trial of Serbian nationalist.... [more]
Bosnia war crimes court handed down first Srebrenica sentences [this day at law]
July 29, 2013 by Kyle Webster
On July 29, 2008, the Court of Bosnia & Herzegovina sentenced its first war crimes suspects from Yugoslavia's violent ethnic conflicts of the 1990s, convicting seven of genocide for their involvement in killings committed at the Srebrenica prison camp. The war crimes Court of Bosnia and.... [more]
Serbia captured final ICTY fugitive Goran Hadzic [this day at law]
July 20, 2013 by Kyle Webster
On July 20, 2011, Serbian authorities arrested Goran Hadzic, who was sought by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the last of the court's original 161 war crimes fugitives. At a press conference later that day, Serbian President Boris Tadic announced the.... [more]