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 | 20.07.2016.

DEFENSE: MLADIC IS VICTIM OF 'SYSTEMATIC BIAS'

Ratko Mladic's defense has now accused all those involved in his trial - from the judges of the Tribunal and the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals to the high-ranking UN officials – of a ‘systematic bias' against their client. Mladic's defense has demanded that the trial be suspended and judges Orie and Flugge disqualified. They also want the UN Security Council to set up a working group which will investigate the allegations
DEN HAAG | 19.07.2016.

CROATIA’S MOTION TO TAKE PART IN PRLIC ET AL. CASE DENIED

The Tribunal’s Appeals Chamber has denied Croatia’s motion to take part in the appellate proceedings against the former Bosnian Croat leaders in the capacity of an amicus curiae. According to the judges, Tudjman, Susak and Bobetko were not indicted in the Prlic et al. case and consequently their (posthumous) right to the presumption of innocence was not violated
14.07.2016.

MARTIC SEEKS PROTECTION FROM CROATIAN COURTS

Milan Martic, former president of the former Republic of Serbian Krajina, has urged the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals to terminate the proceedings initiated against him ‘in his absence’ in Croatia for the shelling of Karlovac and Jastrebarsko. Martic is currently serving a 35-year sentence in a prison in Estonia
DEN HAAG | 12.07.2016.

MLADIC’S DEFENSE CALLS FOR REVIEW OF TRIAL CHAMBER’S DECISION

Ratko Mladic’s defense reiterates the demands it had made in an earlier motion, insisting that Mladic’s right to a fair trial and the presumption of innocence are guaranteed, even though the Trial Chamber rejected the original motion. The defense wants a review of the Trial Chamber’s decision or, alternatively, seeks permission to appeal against the decision
DEN HAAG | 11.07.2016.

SREBRENICA NARRATIVE PRESENTED IN BELGRADE, ZAGREB AND SARAJEVO

The latest interactive narrative produced by SENSE is presented in the Medija Centar in Belgrade, Europa cinema in Zagreb and the Museum of History of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo
DEN HAAG | 11.07.2016.

DEADLINES SET FOR APPEAL AGAINST VOJISLAV SESELJ'S JUDGMENT

According to an order issued by the pre-appellate judge Theodor Meron, Vojislav Seselj will have 80 days from the date he receives the Serbian version of his judgment to read it and re-spond to the prosecution's appellate brief
DEN HAAG | 08.07.2016.

DEADLINES FOR FINAL BRIEFS EXTENDED

The new provisional deadline for final briefs in the Ratko Mladic case is 3 October 2016, the judges said at the status conference today. The definitive date will be set once the pending issues related to Mladic’s defense case have been dealt with
Den Haag | 04.07.2016.
New Interactive Narrative produced by SENSE-Transitional Justice Center

SREBRENICA: GENOCIDE IN EIGHT ACTS

In addition to the full audio visual presentations produced for the SENSE Documentation Centre in Potočari, the interactive narrative contains a selection of court exhibits, including some 250 key documents, video recordings and photographs introduced into evidence on different 'Srebrenica trials'
Den Haag | 04.07.2016.

MLADIC’S DEFENSE MOTION FOR MISTRIAL DENIED

The fact that two legal advisors to the Trial Chamber sitting in the Radovan Karadzic case had assisted the judges who will be deliberating Ratko Mladic’s judgment does not call into question the integrity of the trail and the presumption of impartiality of the judges in the case against the former VRS Main Staff commander, the Trial Chamber rules
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
DEN HAAG | 26.06.2016.
Next Week at the Tribunal

STANISIC AND ZUPLJANIN JUDGMENT DUE ON THURSDAY

On Thursday, 30 June, the Tribunal's Appeals Chamber will deliver the final judgment in the case against the former Bosnian Serb police chiefs, Mico Stanisic and Stojan Zupljanin
DEN HAAG | 23.06.2016.

DEFENSE: POSTPONE CLOSING ARGUMENTS UNTIL JANUARY 2017

Ratko Mladic’s defense wants the judges to extend the deadline for the submission of final briefs from 1 September to 7 December 2016. According to the defense, the closing arguments should begin on 12 January 2017. Mladic’s defense expects Russian colonel Demurenko to complete his evidence ‘some time in July 2016’. Last week Demurenko left home in the middle of his cross-examination
Den Haag | 16.06.2016.

DEMURENKO LEFT BEFORE COMPLETING EVIDENCE

Russian colonel Andrei Demurenko failed to show up in court this morning. The witness was expected to continue his evidence in Ratko Mladic’s defense. The presiding judge said that Demurenko had left Holland ‘after midnight’. The judges asked the defense and the prosecution to present their positions on what should be done with Demurenko’s statement and unfinished evidence. Mladic waived his right to attend the hearing and was absent today