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THE HAGUE | 27.08.2008.

FLORENCE HARTMANN TO FACE CONTEMPT CHARGES

Carla del Ponte’s former spokeswoman is charged with ‘knowingly and intentionally obstructing justice’ by making public the confidential information contrary to the Appeals Chamber decisions. The information pertains to the decisions granting confidential status to documents from the Supreme Defense Council that Belgrade handed over to the prosecution in the Slobodan Milosevic case
THE HAGUE | 24.07.2008.

HAXHIU FINED € 7,000

The Trial Chamber concludes that Kosovo journalist Baton Haxhiu knew that the disclosure of a protected witness’s name to the public is a violation of an order issued by the Tribunal. He was found guilty of contempt of court and was fined €7,000
THE HAGUE | 24.06.2008.

KOSOVO JOURNALIST ON TRIAL

The trial of Baton Haxhiu, journalist from Pristina, was concluded in record time. The prosecution called for his conviction on contempt of court charges asking for a fine of € 15,000 to be imposed. The defense argues Haxhiu ‘didn’t intend to violate the Tribunal’s order’, calling for his acquittal. If the Trial Chamber does find him guilty, the defense added, Haxhiu should be ‘reprimanded’
THE HAGUE | 20.05.2008.

JOURNALIST BATON HAXHIU CHARGED WITH CONTEMPT OF COURT

Baton Haxhiu, journalist from Kosovo who testified as a prosecution witness at two trials before the ICTY, is charged with contempt of court for disclosing the identity of a protected witness in the trial of Haradinaj, Balaj and Brahimaj. His initial appearance is scheduled for tomorrow
THE HAGUE | 29.04.2008.

HARAQIJA AND MORINA PLEAD NOT GUILTY

Former Kosovo minister of culture and his associate plead not guilty to contempt of court. They are charged with trying to pressure a prosecution witness at the trial of Haradinaj, Balaj and Brahimaj. After they entered their plea the accused - who surrendered voluntarily to the Tribunal yesterday – were taken back to the UN Detention Unit
THE HAGUE | 28.04.2008.

HARAQIJA AND MORINA DUE IN COURT TOMORROW

Former Kosovo minister and his associate are charged with contempt of court for attempting to pressure a prosecution witness at the trial of Haradinaj, Balaj and Brahimaj. They arrived in The Hague and will enter their plea tomorrow
THE HAGUE | 25.04.2008.

FORMER KOSOVO MINISTER INDICTED

Astrit Haraqija, former Kosovo minister of culture, youth and sport, and his associate Bajrus Morina are charged with contempt of court. The prosecution alleges that they pressured a protected witness not to testify at the trial of Haradinaj, Balaj and Brahimaj
THE HAGUE | 29.11.2007.

YET ANOTHER UNWILLING WITNESS ARRESTED

Ljube Krstevski, former chief of the police station in Cair, on the outskirts of Skopje, was arrested and transferred to the Tribunal’s detention unit after he refused to testify at the trial of Ljube Boskoski and Johan Tarculovski. At his initial appearance before an ICTY judge today, the prosecution asked that the contempt of court charges against him be dropped
THE HAGUE | 19.11.2007.

JOKIC PLEADS NOT GUILTY FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT

Former VRS Zvornik Brigade chief of Engineering sentenced to 9 years for aiding and abetting crimes in Srebrenica pleaded today not guilty for contempt of court. He was charged for refusing to testify at the trial of the Srebrenica seven. Jokic’s trial is scheduled to open on 10 December 2007
THE HAGUE | 01.11.2007.

JOKIC CHARGED WITH CONTEMPT OF COURT

Dragan Jokic, former engineer chief in the VRS Zvornik Brigade, sentenced to 9 years for aiding and abetting the crimes committed in Srebrenica, was charged today with contempt of court as he refused to testify at the trial of seven Bosnian Serb military and police officers. The seven are on trial for the genocide and other crimes in Srebrenica and Zepa

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