THE HAGUE | 23.03.2004.

GENIE FROM THE LAMP

A BH Army commander said the mujahedin, who fought in Central Bosnia, were like the "genie in the tale of Alladin – they refused to go back to the lamp!" - At the trial of Enver Hadzihasanovic and Amir Kubura, a British officer stated that the mujahedin, despite their lack of discipline, operated as part of the 3rd Corps of the BH Army.
THE HAGUE | 22.03.2004.

NEW STANDARD OF PROOF FOR GENOCIDE

In its decision in the Brdjanin case – which will have an impact on all the current and future proceedings involving the genocide charge – the Appeals Chamber of the Tribunal has set a new standard of proof for the liability for the gravest of all crimes
THE HAGUE | 21.03.2004.
Next Week at the Tribunal

MILOSEVIC RETURNS TO THE COURTROOM

On Thursday 25 March, Slobodan Milosevic should formally state whether he consents to the continuation of the trial with a new judge or whether he demands a retrial - Two trials are set to continue - There will be the appeals proceedings in the trial for the crimes in Omarska and Keraterm - A status conference in the Naser Oric case, which is ready to proceed to trial.
THE HAGUE | 19.03.2004.

“DISCOUNT” FOR GUILTY PLEA AND REPENTANCE

Will the sentence imposed on Admiral Miodrag Jokic revive the interest of the accused – especially those of high military ranks – for entering a guilty plea and cooperation with the prosecution?
GENEVE | 18.03.2004.

DREAMS AND REALITY OF CARLA DEL PONTE

The Chief Prosecutor reminded all the politicians in the area of the former Yugoslavia that her indictments could be challenged only in the courtrooms of the Tribunal, since local courts did not have the legal and technical capability to take on such complex cases.
THE HAGUE | 18.03.2004.

A WORKDAY IN THE LIFE OF DETAINEES IN BUGOJNO

Former prisoner of the BH Army in Bugojno describes a "working day" in which, in between stints of carrying corpses and digging graves, he was regularly beaten.
THE HAGUE | 18.03.2004.

SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR ADMIRAL JOKIC

Finding that his participation in the Dubrovnik operation of the former JNA was “peripheral”, and was “mostly effected through omissions”, the Trial Chamber sentenced admiral Miodrag Jokic to 7 years in prison.
THE HAGUE | 17.03.2004.

MOTIONS FOR PROVISIONAL RELEASE OF CERMAK AND MARKAC

“Full cooperation with the Tribunal is not only a matter of national interest but the responsibility of every accused" – stated Croatian generals in their motion for provisional release
THE HAGUE | 17.03.2004.

TRIBUNAL EXPRESSES ITS GRATITUDE TO JUDGE MAY

At a special session, the Tribunal expressed its gratitude to Judge Richard May for all he has done in The Hague over the past six years. May leaves "proud of the past and confident in the future of the Tribunal"
THE HAGUE | 16.03.2004.

THE GENTLEMAN FROM THE OTHER SIDE

A sketch for the portrait of Geoffrey Nice, lead prosecutor at the Milosevic trial
THE HAGUE | 15.03.2004.

NASER ORIC'S DEFENCE

In its pre-trial brief, Naser Oric's defence submits that this is "the first time in history that a representative of a people under siege and facing genocide has been indicted by an international tribunal for crimes allegedly committed against the besieging foe.”
THE HAGUE | 15.03.2004.

CAPTAIN RAMBO TO UNDERGO MEDICAL TREATMENT

A series of psychiatric examinations determined that former JNA captain Vladimir Kovacevic nicknamed Rambo was unable to enter a plea and that he must undergo treatment in a closed psychiatric institution - Has Minister Mihajlovic prevented Kovacevic from surrendering voluntarily in order not to "harm Admiral Jokic"?
THE HAGUE | 14.03.2004.
Next Week at the Tribunal

A WEEK MARKED BY THE DUBROVNIK CASE

Admiral Jokic, who has pleaded guilty to the shelling of Dubrovnik will be sentenced on 18 March – Prosecution case continues at the trial of General Strugar who led the Dubrovnik Operation of the JNA – Preparations underway for the trial of Vladimir Kovacevic, the third accused for the attacks on Dubrovnik
THE HAGUE | 12.03.2004.

BRITISH PRISONS FOR THE HAGUE CONVICTS

Great Britain is the tenth European state to place its "prison capacities" at the disposal of the Tribunal
THE HAGUE | 12.03.2004.

IVAN CERMAK AND MLADEN MARKAC: “NOT GUILTY, YOUR HONOR”

Croatian generals accused of crimes committed in the course of and after Operation Storm pled not guilty today to all counts of the indictment