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THE HAGUE | 29.09.2014.

PROSECUTOR: GENOCIDE IS THE RIGHT WORD FOR KARADZIC’S CRIMES

In his closing argument, prosecutor Alan Tieger called Radovan Karadzic a liar and a mobster, the driving force behind the ethnic cleansing of parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina the Serbs had claimed as their own. The crimes ‘were not aimed against individuals but against members of an undesirable community’ with a view to forcibly changing the demographic composition of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ‘Genocide is the right word for those crimes’, the prosecutor noted
THE HAGUE | 26.09.2014.

PROSECUTION WANTS LIFE SENTENCE FOR KARADZIC

In the conclusion of the prosecution’s final brief, published on Friday, the prosecution has asked the Trial Chamber to sentence Radovan Karadzic to life in prison. According to the prosecution, this is the only adequate punishment if the Trial Chamber finds the accused guilty of a ‘substantial portion of the crimes’ listed in any of the three main components of the indictment
THE HAGUE | 26.08.2014.

KARADZIC HAS NEW EVIDENCE OF ‘MUSLIM CRIMES’

Former Bosnian Serb president submitted a motion seeking to re-open the defense case to tender into evidence the cables sent by US general James Jones in February 1993. In the cables, Muslims are accused of attacking UNPROFOR members in Sarajevo
THE HAGUE | 22.08.2014.

KARADZIC MOTION TO INVESTIGATE PROSECUTION DENIED

Judge Vagn Joensen has accepted the Trial Chamber’s finding that all the delays in the disclosure of evidence to Karadzic’s defense to date are not due to any malicious intent on the part of the prosecution. The accused’s motion to appoint a prosecutor amicus curiae to investigate and launch contempt of court proceedings against the prosecution team has thus been denied
THE HAGUE | 14.08.2014.

NO RE-MATCH IN KARADZIC CASE

The Trial Chamber has rejected Radovan Karadzic’s demand for a new trial, noting that the separate and cumulative effects of the prosecution’s failure to disclose evidence on time have not harmed the accused to an extent that would require a re-trial
THE HAGUE | 01.08.2014.

KARADZIC SEEKS A REMATCH

After his attempt to disqualify all the judges in his Trial Chamber failed, Karadzic has filed a new motion for a re-trial based on ‘the cumulative effect’ of the prosecution’s failure to disclose the evidence on time
THE HAGUE | 17.07.2014.

KARADZIC SEEKS DISQUALIFICATION OF ALL TRIAL CHAMBER JUDGES

The former Bosnian Serb president contends that the four judges in his Trial Chamber haven’t been legally re-elected and that their term of office expired yesterday. Although he is aware that his move might lead to a delay in the delivery of his trial judgment, Karadzic filed the motion to disqualify the judges
THE HAGUE | 09.06.2014.

MERON GRANTS KARADZIC'S REQUEST

The President of the Tribunal and of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals has granted Radovan Karadzic’ request to appoint a judge to consider if there are grounds for an investigation against the prosecution for failure to disclose potentially exculpatory documents to the former Bosnian Serb president’s defense on time
THE HAGUE | 23.05.2014.

KARADZIC’S MOTION FOR BIFURCATED JUDGMENT DENIED

The Trial Chamber has rejected Radovan Karadzic’s motion for a separate sentencing judgment if he were to be found guilty. The Trial Chamber has noted that it ‘finds no reason to depart from the settled practice on sentencing’ in force since July 1998.
THE HAGUE | 21.05.2014.

KARADZIC CALLS FOR AN INVESTIGATION OF THE PROSECUTION

After repeated failures on the part of the prosecution to disclose potentially exculpatory evidence to him, Radovan Karadzic requests the court to investigate whether members of the Office of the prosecutor should be charged with contempt of court

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