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05.12.2016.

PROSECUTOR: MLADIC KEY PERSON ON ‘ROAD TO HELL’

Mladic’s ‘road to hell’ began in the spring of 1992 with a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing of Bosnian Muslims and Croats from large swathes of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It ended in July 1995 with the killing of almost 8,000 Srebrenica men and boys, the prosecutor noted at the beginning of the closing arguments at the trial of the former VRS Main Staff commander
28.10.2016.

MLADIC'S DEMAND FOR JUDGES' DISQUALIFICATION REJECTED

Judge Liu Daqun, as the acting president of the Tribunal, has rejected the motion filed by Ratko Mladic's defense seeking the disqualification of judges Theodor Meron, Fausto Pocar and Carmel Agius from the Appeals Chamber which is set to rule whether the trial of the former VRS Main Staff Commander has been fair
DEN HAAG | 10.10.2016.

MLADIC SEEKS DISQUALIFICATION OF THREE APPELLATE JUDGES

According to Ratko Mladic's defense, the statements and judgments produced by judges Meron, Agius and Pocar have to a large extent violated the right of the accused VRS Main Staff commander to be presumed innocent. As this gives rise to 'a reasonable apprehension of bias', the judges should be disqualified from the Appeals Chamber which will consider the defense's motion citing violations of their client's right to a fair trial and the presumption of innocence
DEN HAAG | 27.09.2016.

DECISION TO END MLADIC'S DEFENSE CASE WILL NOT BE RECONSIDERED

The Trial Chamber is busy tying off the loose ends in a bid to bring the trial of the former commander of the VRS Main Staff to an end. Mladic is charged with genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1992 to 1995
22.09.2016.

MLADIC’S MOTION FOR MISTRIAL DENIED

First the presidents of the Mechanism and of the Tribunal denied Mladic’s motion in which he complained about ‘the systemic bias’ and demanded that the proceedings against him be stayed or that a mistrial be called. Now, Judge Orie’s Trial Chamber did the same
DEN HAAG | 14.09.2016.

MLADIC’S COMPLAINT ABOUT ‘SYSTEMATIC BIAS’ REJECTED

The Tribunal’s President decides not to consider the merits of Mladic’s motion in which Mladic accused the judges in the Trial Chamber and the Appeals Chamber of showing ‘systematic bias’. Mladic demanded that the proceedings against him be terminated and that a special working group be set up in the UN Security Council to investigate the allegations
DEN HAAG | 10.09.2016.

CLOSING ARGUMENT AT RATKO MLADIC’S TRIAL SET FOR DECEMBER 2016

In the case against the former commander of the VRS Main Staff, the prosecution and defence will deliver their closing arguments in December 2016. The trial lasted 523 days; the court heard the testimony of 380 witnesses and admitted almost 10,000 exhibits into evidence. Ratko Mladic is on trial for genocide and other crimes committed in the BH war
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 | 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

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