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Radovan Karadzic sentenced to life in prison
The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals' appeals chamber on Wednesday confirmed the conviction of former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic for Bosnian war crimes, increasing his sentence to life in prison.After the first (More)
Judge withdraws from Karadzic appeal in Bosnian War case
Judge Theodor Meron of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals withdrew Thursday from appellate proceedings in the case of former Serbian president Radovan Karadzic. The decision came two days after lawyers for Karadzic filed a m (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 28 April 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: A new report by IGARAPÉ Institute outlines the continuing rise in crime in Latin America and demands urgent solutions.According to the report released Thursday, crime rates will continue (More)
UNMICT hears Former Bosnia Serb leader appeal for genocide conviction
The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) heard oral arguments on Monday and Tuesday in former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic's appeal of his 2016 conviction for crimes committed during the Bosnia conflict.Karardic, in su (More)
The Story of ICTY: Legal Success Emerging from Tragedy
JURIST Guest Columnist Mohit Gupta of South Asian University discusses the legacy of the ICTY... International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), an ad hoc international criminal tribunal established by mandate from United Nations S (More)
ICTY marks official closing
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Thursday marked its official closure with with a ceremony held in the Hague. The event marked the end of the ICTY's 24 year tenure trying those most responsible for genocide, c (More)
Vojislav Šešelj's Acquittal at the ICTY: Law in an Alternate Universe
JURIST Guest Columnist Gregory S. Gordon of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law discusses the ICTY's acquittal of Vojislav Šešelj and the serious set-back it could represent for the development of international criminal law ...On Ma (More)
International war crimes court jails journalist for contempt
The UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals on Thursday arrested a French journalist on an outstanding warrant from November 2011 for contempt. French journalist Florence Hartmann [BBC profile; ICTY materials, PDF], in her book Paix et c (More)
Former Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity
Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] convicted [judgment summary, PDF; press release] Thursday of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes and sentenced to 40 years by the International Cri (More)
Seselj's Provisional Release: Hate Speech, International Criminal Procedure and Transitional Justice
JURIST Guest Columnist Gregory S. Gordon of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, discusses the decision of the International Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia to grant provisional release to Vojislav Seselj and its repercussions on intern (More)
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