DEN HAAG | 26.08.2016.

MLADIC'S MOTION FOR JUDGES' DISQUALIFICATION DENIED

ICTY president Carmel Agius has dismissed the motion filed by Ratko Mladic's defense seeking the disqualification of judges Orie and Flügge from the chamber hearing the case against the former VRS Main Staff commander
Den Haag | 16.08.2016.

MLADIC’S DEFENSE RESTS ITS CASE

Although Ratko Mladic’s defense has maintained he wants to call additional witnesses, the Trial Chamber officially brought the defense case to a close. The former commander of the VRS Main Staff was charged with genocide and other crimes in the BH war. Today Russian colonel Demurenko completed his evidence in Mladic’s defense via video link from Moscow. On 15 June 2016, he left The Hague in the middle of his testimony
Den Haag | 25.07.2016.

SUMMER COURT RECESS

The ICTY Summer recess starts on Monday 25 July 2016. During the recess, there will be no trials, status conferences or other hearings. The trial of Ratko Mladic will resume on Tuesday, 16 August 2016. SENSE will report on any extraordinary events if they occur during the recess.
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 | 13.07.2016.

VICTIMS WILL NOT HEAR JUDGMENT IN HADZIC CASE

The Tribunal awaits Belgrade’s official notification of the death of accused Goran Hadzic to formally terminate the case against him. All those who had an interest in hearing the judgment, primarily the victims, will thus never know what the judges may have decided on the charges in the indictment against Hadzic
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