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THE HAGUE | 15.07.2014.

PROSECUTION: SESELJ’S DEMAND FOR 12 MILLION EUROS ‘MERITLESS’

The prosecution recalls that the Serbian Radical Party leader has been lawfully detained, in line with the Tribunal's rules, stressing that he 'has never even tried' to comply with the conditions of provisional release. The accused has in fact rejected the judges' initiative to obtain provisional release for him. In the past 11 years the accused has served 54 months in prison for contempt of court. Bearing all that in mind, the prosecution holds that Seselj's request for 12 million euros as compensation for his groundless detention should be rejected as 'meritless'
THE HAGUE | 10.07.2014.

PROCEDURE TO RELEASE SESELJ TERMINATED

After the accused Vojislav Seselj made it perfectly clear that he didn’t intend to made a written undertaking that he would comply with the Tribunal’s conditions, the Trial Chamber terminated the procedure for his provisional release pending the judgment for crimes against humanity in Croatia, Vojvodina and Bosnia and Herzegovina
THE HAGUE | 08.07.2014.

SESELJ GIVES NO RESPONSE, BUT MESSAGE IS CLEAR

The Serbian Radical Party leader has told the Tribunal’s officials that he does not intend to respond to the Trial Chamber’s invitation to state whether he would be willing to accept the terms of provisional release. He has already said everything he has to say in one of his last submissions, Seselj noted: that he will not comply with any of the terms, except for not leaving the territory of the Republic of Serbia
THE HAGUE | 04.07.2014.

HOW TO RELEASE SESELJ AGAINST HIS WILL?

After the Trial Chamber received the response of the government of the Republic of Serbia with regard to the guarantees for Vojislav Seselj’s provisional release, it invited the accused to state in writing his opinion on the conditions for his provisional release in Serbia pending the trial judgment. Seselj was urged to do that despite the fact that basically he had already rejected those conditions
THE HAGUE | 02.07.2014.

SESELJ’S PRICE LIST OF ‘GROUNDLESS DETENTION’

Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj demands compensation from the Tribunal for financial and non-financial damage caused by the 135 months of ‘groundless detention’. Seselj wants 12 million euros
THE HAGUE | 24.06.2014.

CHAMBER SEEKS GUARANTEES FROM SERBIA FOR SESELJ

The judges have stipulated stringent conditions for Vojislav Seselj's provisional release, and have asked the Serbian Government to state within seven days if they can guarantee compliance
THE HAGUE | 20.06.2014.

PROSECUTOR ON SESELJ’S PROVISIONAL RELEASE

According to the prosecution, there are no arguments to support Vojislav Seselj’s provisional release. However, the prosecution wouldn’t object the decision if the conditions were set to ensure that during his stay in Serbia the accused wouldn’t pose a risk to victims and witnesses. The accused should also return to The Tribunal if and when ordered to do so, the prosecution noted
THE HAGUE | 17.06.2014.

NO PROVISIONAL RELEASE ON TRIBUNAL'S TERMS FOR SESELJ

In his response to the Trial Chamber’s invitation to state whether he should be granted provisional release pending his judgment in his case (Seselj has not petitioned the judges to release him), the Serbian Radical Party leader forewarned the judges: if he is granted provisional release he will not comply the rules. He will not report regularly to the police, he will not wear "collars, bracelets or anklets". Seselj also made it clear that he would appear in the media and at public rallies where he would ‘criticize the Tribunal in The Hague as an illegal international court’
THE HAGUE | 16.06.2014.

WILL SESELJ BE GRANTED PROVISIONAL RELEASE PENDING JUDGMENT?

Last week, the Trial Chamber invited the prosecution and Vojislav Seselj to answer the question whether the accused Serbian Radical Party leader should be granted provisional release pending the judgment in his case. Will Seselj ask Aleksandar Vucic’s government to provide guarantees?
THE HAGUE | 06.06.2014.

JUDGES DENY SESELJ'S DEMAND FOR HIS TRIAL TO END

The Appeals Chamber today denied Vojislav Seselj’s motion in which he called for the proceedings against him to be terminated and for his urgent release. Alternatively, he demanded a re-trial. Judge Afande dissented from the majority decision

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