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31.03.2016.

JUSTICE MISCARRIED

The majority of the judges in the Trial Chamber, French judge Antonetti and Judge Niang from Senegal, have acquitted Vojislav Seselj of all counts in the indictment charging him with crimes against humanity in Croatia, Vojvodina and Bosnia and Herzegovina. According to the judges, the prosecution had not done its job properly. Italian judge Lattanzi, the third member of the Trial Chamber, attached a strongly-worded dissenting opinion
28.03.2016.
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THE FIRST “JUDGMENT IN ABSENTIA”

Despite the fact that the Tribunal’s Statute doesn’t allow trials in the absence of the accused, on Thursday, Judge Antonetti’s Trial Chamber will render its judgment in the case against Vojislav Seselj in his absence.
DEN HAAG | 16.03.2016.

TRIBUNAL BOWS TO VOJISLAV SESELJ'S WISHES FOR THE THIRD TIME

The Trial Chamber has decided not to order the Serb authorities to take all necessary measures to ensure the accused is back in The Hague to hear his verdict. If Seselj is willing to follow the proceedings via video link, the Trial Chamber will be happy to organize it
DEN HAAG | 25.02.2016.

BELGRADE UNWILLING TO SHARE ‘CONFIDENTIAL DETAILS’ WITH TRIBUNAL

Serbia’s representative has informed the Trial Chamber that he is not authorized to share with the judges the confidential details related to the serious problems caused by the arrest warrant for the ‘three members of the Serbian Radical Party’ who have been charged with contempt of court.
DEN HAAG | 12.02.2016.

SESELJ JUDGMENT TO BE DELIVERED ON 31 MARCH 2016

On 31 March 2016, The Trial Chamber will render its judgment in the case against the Serbian Radical Party leader for 31 March 2016. The judges have ordered the Serbian authorities to take all necessary measures to ensure Seselj’s appearance at the Tribunal
DEN HAAG | 10.02.2016.

SERBIA REPRIMANDED AGAIN FOR NOT COOPERATING WITH TRIBUNAL

At a public hearing on Serbia's failure to execute the warrants for the arrest of three Serbian Radical Party officials – Petar Jojic, Jovo Ostojic and Vjerica Radeta – the judges expressed their ‘serious concern’ over Serbia’s lack of cooperation with the Tribunal. The judges noted that Serbia’s continuous assurances that it was willing to comply with its obligations were ‘pointless’ as long as they were not followed by actions
THE HAGUE | 28.04.2015.

JUDGES REPRIMAND SESELJ

Judge Antonetti's Trial Chamber says it lacks jurisdiction to consider Vojislav Seselj’s motion in which he calls for ‘rigorous disciplinary measures’ against chief prosecutor Brammertz. The judges want Seselj to refrain from such requests in the future, as they, in the Trial Chamber’s view, were an ‘abuse of due process’. The Trial Chamber ‘will not tolerate it’, the judges insist
THE HAGUE | 23.04.2015.

DEADLINES MULTIPLY IN SESELJ’S CASE

On 30 March 2015, the Appeals Chamber ordered Judge Antonetti’s Trial Chamber to ‘immediately’ order Seselj to return to the Tribunal’s detention unit in The Hague. The prosecution then filed a motion asking the appellate judges to speed up the procedure by instructing the Trial Chamber to issue its order ‘within 24 hours’ instead of ‘immediately’. Now the Appeals Chamber has called Seselj to respond to the prosecution’s motion within 72 hours
THE HAGUE | 14.04.2015.

PROSECUTOR WANTS SESELJ BACK IN THE HAGUE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

In the two weeks since the appellate judges ordered the Trial Chamber to 'immediately' suspend Seselj's provisional release, the Trial Chamber has yet to issue the decision to that effect. The prosecution has turned to the Appeals Chamber again, asking it to give the trial judges 24 hours to suspend Seselj's provisional release
THE HAGUE | 10.04.2015.

TRIAL CHAMBER IN NO RUSH TO BRING SESELJ BACK TO THE HAGUE

Before taking their decision on the Appeals Chamber’s order to bring Vojislav Seselj back to The Hague ‘immediately’, the judges in the Trial Chamber want the Serb medical doctors to provide them with the latest reports on the medical treatment of the accused

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