Yesterday, the Dutch Supreme Court ruled that the Netherlands were liable for the deaths of three Muslim men killed in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. The judgment is the final decision in a claim brought by relatives of the three men who were expelled by the Dutch soldiers from a United Nations compound after having sought [...]
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Vojislav Seselj’s 3rd contempt of court case at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) case is scheduled to start on 12 June 2012 at 9:00am in courtroom 1 with a pre-trial conference, followed by the actual trial. He will be given 2 hours to testify and will be the only witness. He [...]
In further developments in the war crimes trial of the Bosnian Serb ex-commander Ratko Mladić, the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) rejected a six-month postponement requested by the defence. The trial, which was adjourned the day after it commenced, will resume on 25 June 2011 following a delay caused by a [...]
The Pre-Trial Conference in the case of The Prosecutor v. Ratko Mladić resumed on Thursday 3 May 2012 at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Opening statements in the Case are scheduled for 16 May 2012 at 9:00 in Courtroom I, with the Prosecution intending to call its first witness on 29 [...]
At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Radovan Karadžić, former Bosnian Serb leader during the 1990′s conflict in the Former Yugoslavia has submitted a request to ICTY Trial Chamber III, to postpone the commencement of his defence case for almost one year. He has proposed a start date of March 2013 in order [...]
That we remember conflicts for those who were lost and reflect on what is to be learned from them, is often as important as the events themselves. That is, if they are not to be repeated. In a visually overwhelming commemoration of the passing of 20 years since the start of the war in Bosnia and [...]
By Her Excellency, Justice Shireen Avis Fisher The international community, press and humanitarian aid organizations are anxious to register their disgust at each new example of the commission of crimes against humanity and violations of the laws of war. The call goes up for new war crimes prosecutions and self-righteous pronouncements are made about the [...]