THE HAGUE | 13.04.2004.

PROSECUTION OPPOSED TO STANISIC'S PROVISIONAL RELASE

Concerns about possible threats to witnesses and victims. Possible severe sentence the main motive for the accused to fail to appear at his trial. Guarantees given by Serbia and Montenegro "worthless."
THE HAGUE | 13.04.2004.

KRAJISNIK COMPLAINS AND CRITICISES

Momcilo Krajisnik's defense counsel, British lawyer Nicholas Stewart, requests the presence of Chief Prosecutor Carla del Ponte at one of the hearings because he wants to "make some criticisms." The accused himself complains about Tribunal interpreters, the SENSE Agency, the Registry and, finally, his own defense counsel.
THE HAGUE | 11.04.2004.
Next Week at the Tribunal

KRAJISNIK BACK IN COURT

After a five-week adjournment, the trial of the former Bosnian Serb political leader accused of genocide in BH is set to continue. And: The defense will begin presenting its case in the Tribunal’s second trial dealing with the Srebrenica massacre.
THE HAGUE | 08.04.2004.

‘SUPERVISORY BODY’ FOR CARLA DEL PONTE

According to the amended Rules of Procedure and Evidence, a five-member Tribunal Bureau will assess whether the persons in new indictments issued by Carla del Ponte are high enough in the chain of command to warrant a trial in The Hague
THE HAGUE | 08.04.2004.

APPEALS CHAMBER TO RENDER ITS JUDGMENT IN THE SREBRENICA GENOCIDE CASE ON 19 APRIL

The decision on the appeals lodged by the defense and the prosecution against the Trial Chamber’s judgment finding General Radislav Krstic guilty of genocide and his 46-year prison sentence will set standards of proof for the most serious crime in the jurisdiction of the Tribunal.
THE HAGUE | 07.04.2004.

MUJAHEDIN WERE NOT LIKED

The commanders of the 3rd Corps of the BH Army did not like the mujahedin, but they were their superiors--so concludes Sir Martin Garrod, former British member of the ECMM.
THE HAGUE | 07.04.2004.

SECOND HALF TO BEGIN AT THE SECOND SREBRENICA TRIAL

The defense case for the Tribunal’s second Srebrenica trial is set to begin next week and continue until the end of July. Blagojevic and Jokic are acquitted on some counts alleging their individual responsibility for crimes committed there.
THE HAGUE | 06.04.2004.

HERCEG-BOSNA LEADERS DENY ANY GUILT FOR CRIMES

Six former military and political leaders of the HVO and Herceg-Bosna pleaded not guilty today to all 26 counts of their indictment. Prlic: "I was not a warlord as I am being painted in the indictment.”
THE HAGUE | 06.04.2004.

RECORD NUMBER OF DETAINEES IN THE HAGUE

When six leaders of so-called Herceg-Bosna surrendered yesterday, the number of detainees in the UN Detention Unit rose to 61 – which means there are "just a few more free cells" in the Detention Unit. The General Staff of the UN Detention Unit has been reinforced substantially
THE HAGUE | 05.04.2004.

TOP HERCEG-BOSNA LEADERS FACE THE JUDGE TOMORROW

Six leaders of the so-called Croatian Community of Herceg-Bosna surrendered voluntarily to the Tribunal today. Tomorrow they will enter their pleas on all 26 counts of the indictment, which charges them with the persecution of Bosniaks, murders, detention, deportation and other crimes committed in their areas of responsibility.
THE HAGUE | 04.04.2004.
Next Week at the Tribunal

AWAITING THE HERCEG-BOSNA LEADERS

Will the indicted political and military leaders of so-called Herceg-Bosna appear in The Hague tomorrow? How many of them? Two trials are set to continue and two status conferences are scheduled for the next working week, which will be shorter than usual. When will the trial of Sefer Halilovic begin?
THE HAGUE | 02.04.2004.

INDICTMENTS AGAINST FOUR HERCEG-BOSNA LEADERS UNSEALED

Jadranko Prlic, Slobodan Praljak, Milivoj Petkovic and Bruno Stojic are accused of participating in a “joint criminal enterprise” to “politically and militarily subjugate, permanently remove and ethnically cleanse Bosniaks and other non-Croats" from an area declared the Community/Republic of Herceg-Bosna.
THE HAGUE | 02.04.2004.

ONLY TRIBUNAL CAN BRING PEACE

“I know that some people consider me a traitor, but I believe that my facing the Tribunal is in the best interest of all people, to establish the truth," said Milan Babic addressing the Trial Chamber which is to sentence him.
THE HAGUE | 02.04.2004.

HOW TO PUNISH CRIME AND REWARD GUILTY PLEAS AND COOPERATION

In their closing arguments at the sentencing hearing for Milan Babic, the prosecution and defense stressed that his guilty plea, remorse and cooperation will contribute substantially to the establishment of truth and will assist the Tribunal in fulfilling its mandate; both sides sought a sentence of "less than 11 years in prison.”
THE HAGUE | 01.04.2004.

THE EFFECTS OF BABIC'S GUILTY PLEA

Dr. Mladen Loncar testifies that Milan Babic's guilty plea has brought satisfaction to Croatian victims and a certain relief to Serbs in Croatia.