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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)
Ratko Mladić appeals denial of provisional leave
Ratko Mladić , a former Bosnian Serb commander, has filed a challenge to a UN court's rejection of his request to be sent to Russia, according to court documents released Tuesday. Mladić is seeking medical attention, as he has alleged that the care (More)
Former Bosnian prison guard sentenced for fraudulently obtaining US citizenship
Former Bosnian prison guard Slobo Maric was stripped of his US citizenship and sentenced to 18 months in prison on Monday after failing to disclose his membership in the Bosnian Army and war crimes he committed during the Bosnia-Herzegovina Conflic (More)
ICJ Rejects Bosnia & Herzegovina's Request of the Revision of 2007 Judgment
JURIST Guest Columnist Fahira Brodlija, an LLM student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, discusses the recent ICJ response to Bosnia and Herzegovina's request for a revised judgment from its 2007 lawsuit against Serbia regarding the appl (More)
Bosnia to appeal ICJ ruling clearing Serbia of genocide
Following Bosnia-Herzegovina's vow to appeal a 2007 International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling clearing Serbia of genocide during Bosnia's civil war, many fear political crisis may be brewing in the Balkans. Serbia's foreign minister, Ivica Dačić, (More)
Srebrenica massacre trial begins in Serbia
The trial of eight former Bosnian Serb police officers charged with participating in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre began on Monday before the Higher Court in Belgrade. The court rejected another postponement , as defense lawyers postponed in Decembe (More)
The Emergence of Evidence Opens the Door for Another Lawsuit by Bosnia and Herzegovina Against Serbia
JURIST Guest Columnist Fahira Brodlija of The University of Pittsburgh School of Law, LLM Class of 2017, discusses the implications of revising a lawsuit between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia...According to the former prosecutor of The Hague Inte (More)
UN prosecutors urge life sentence for Ratko Mladic
Prosecutors in the war crimes trial of Ratko Mladić on Wednesday urged the judges to impose a life sentence. The trial commenced on May 16, 2012, before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and is now in its final st (More)
Prosecutors begin closing arguments in Ratko Mladic war crimes trial
Prosecutors before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Monday began closing arguments in the trial of former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic . It is expected that the closing arguments will last over one week (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)
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