DEN HAAG | 22.03.2016.

CROATIA WANTS TO APPEAL AGAINST ‘CONVICTION’ OF TUDJMAN, SUSAK AND BOBETKO

The Croatian government has asked permission to take part as an amicus curiae in the appellate proceedings against the former Bosnian Croat leaders. According to the Croatian government, the trial judgment in their case posthumously convicted three former Croatian officials – Franjo Tudjman, Gojko Susak and Janko Bobetko 'based on non-existent evidence'
DEN HAAG | 20.03.2016.

KARADZIC'S „JUDGMENT DAY“

On Thursday, after a five-year trial and eighteen months of deliberation, the Trial Chamber will deliver its verdict in the case against former Republika Srpska president Radovan Karadzic. The hearing has drawn capacity crowds at the Tribunal
DEN HAAG | 16.03.2016.

TRIBUNAL BOWS TO VOJISLAV SESELJ'S WISHES FOR THE THIRD TIME

The Trial Chamber has decided not to order the Serb authorities to take all necessary measures to ensure the accused is back in The Hague to hear his verdict. If Seselj is willing to follow the proceedings via video link, the Trial Chamber will be happy to organize it
Den Haag | 07.03.2016.

HADZIC CASE: TRIAL CHAMBER TOLD TO CORRECT ERRORS

The Appeals Chamber has quashed the Trial Chamber’s decision to deny the prosecution’s motion for the urgent resumption of Goran Hadzic’s trial. The Trial Chamber has been ordered to correct the errors in the reversed decision and reassess if the accused is fit to stand trial. Based on that reassessment the Trial Chamber should decide whether to continue or terminate the proceedings
Den Haag | 01.03.2016.

MLADIC'S DENIAL

With the evidence of Norwegian officer Per Oien, Ratko Mladic’s defense has tried to deny he was responsible for the second Markale incident in August 1995. According to Oien, in their first report UN military observers stated that they couldn’t establish which side had fired five mortar shells in the direction of Markale. Oien didn’t know if that report was later changed
DEN HAAG | 28.02.2016.

MLADIC BACK IN COURT

In the final straight of Ratko Mladic’s defense case, he will call a former high-ranking UN military observer in a bid to contest the allegation that the VRS fired the mortar shells that hit the Markale market on 28 August 1995, causing the second massacre on the same site
DEN HAAG | 25.02.2016.

BELGRADE UNWILLING TO SHARE ‘CONFIDENTIAL DETAILS’ WITH TRIBUNAL

Serbia’s representative has informed the Trial Chamber that he is not authorized to share with the judges the confidential details related to the serious problems caused by the arrest warrant for the ‘three members of the Serbian Radical Party’ who have been charged with contempt of court.
DEN HAAG | 19.02.2016.

STANISIC AND SIMATOVIC TO BE RETRIED THIS YEAR... OR POSSIBLY NEXT?

According to the prosecution, the retrial of the two former Serbian State Security chiefs, Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, cannot begin before October 2016. On the other hand, the defense would prefer the re-trial to start in February and March 2017
18.02.2016.

RADOVAN KARADZIC JUDGMENT ON 24 MARCH

The judgment in the case against Radovan Karadzic will be rendered on 24 March 2016. At the end of the trial which lasted almost five years, the prosecution asked for a life sentence for the accused, while Karadzic asked the judges to acquit him on all counts in the indictment
DEN HAAG | 14.02.2016.
Next Week at the Tribunal

ROADMAP FOR NEW TRIAL FOR STANISIC AND SIMATOVIC

A hearing has been scheduled in the case against Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic. The parties will discuss the roadmap for the retrial ordered last December by the Appeals Chamber. Former heads of the Serbian State Security Service were provisionally released after the trial judgment and after their new initial appearance. The chamber decided not to compel them to appear at the hearing
DEN HAAG | 12.02.2016.

SESELJ JUDGMENT TO BE DELIVERED ON 31 MARCH 2016

On 31 March 2016, The Trial Chamber will render its judgment in the case against the Serbian Radical Party leader for 31 March 2016. The judges have ordered the Serbian authorities to take all necessary measures to ensure Seselj’s appearance at the Tribunal
DEN HAAG | 12.02.2016.

AUTOPSY CONFIRMS TOLIMIR DIED OF NATURAL CAUSES

An enquiry by the Dutch authorities has shown that Zdravko Tolimir, former VRS general, died of natural causes three days ago in the UN Detention Unit. Tolimir was sentenced to life in prison for his involvement in genocide and other crimes in Srebrenica and Zepa in 1995
DEN HAAG | 10.02.2016.

LOGICAL CLASH OR WHAT IS BOTHERING GENERAL PRALJAK

At a status conference in the appellate proceedings in the case against former Herceg Bosna leaders, General Slobodan Praljak asked a question that ‘has been bothering me for a long time’, which concerned proof ‘beyond reasonable doubt’
DEN HAAG | 10.02.2016.

SERBIA REPRIMANDED AGAIN FOR NOT COOPERATING WITH TRIBUNAL

At a public hearing on Serbia's failure to execute the warrants for the arrest of three Serbian Radical Party officials – Petar Jojic, Jovo Ostojic and Vjerica Radeta – the judges expressed their ‘serious concern’ over Serbia’s lack of cooperation with the Tribunal. The judges noted that Serbia’s continuous assurances that it was willing to comply with its obligations were ‘pointless’ as long as they were not followed by actions
Den Haag | 09.02.2016.

ZDRAVKO TOLIMIR PASSES AWAY

Zdravko Tolimir, Mladic’s former assistant for security and intelligence in the VRS Main Staff, has passed away in the UN Detention Unit in Scheveningen. Tolimir was awaiting transfer to a country where he would serve his sentence. Tolimir’s life sentence for his involvement in genocide and other crimes in Srebrenica and Zepa in 1995 was confirmed ten months ago