On 15 April 2011, the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) sentenced Ante Gotovina to 24 years imprisonment. According to the judgement (Volume I – Volume II), Ante Gotovina, Commander of the Split Military District of the Croatian Army, from 9 October 1992 to March 1996, was overall operational [...]
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Yesterday began the trial of Goran Hadzic – the final trial that will be held at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) before it concludes its work in accordance with its mandate and completion strategy. Mr Hadzic was indicted in June 2004 on crimes against humanity – including persecution, extermination, murder, imprisonment, [...]
by Guénaël Mettraux This blog was commenting yesterday on the strange indictment of 270 South African miners on charges of “murdering” 34 of their co-workers who were killed by South African police. The BBC is now reporting that charges against the miners have been “provisionally dropped”. It might be that a Prosecutor has woken up [...]
The Appeals Hearing in the case of Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markač will be held this Monday, 14 May 2012 from 9:00 to 18:30 in Courtoom I. iLawyer Dr. Guénaël Mettraux is Counsel for General Ante Gotovina. On 15 April 2011, the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) sentenced Ante Gotovina [...]
By Wayne Jordash Joint criminal enterprise (JCE) is a mechanism employed regularly in international criminal law processes for assigning individual liability to those charged with ‘committing’ crimes. The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) Appeals’ Chamber first recognized JCE as a mode of liability under customary international law in Prosecutor v. Tadić. The [...]