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17 April 2015

Seselj Wants the Hague’s Chief Prosecutor Brammertz Relieved

Vojislav Seselj, the leader of the Serb Radical Party, asked the Hague tribunal to open disciplinary procedures against chief prosecutor Serge Brammertz, and ultimately relieve him of his position.
14 April 2015

Hague Prosecution Urges Seselj’s Immediate Return to Custody

The prosecution wants swift enforcement of the decision to return war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj to detention for breaching the terms of his temporary release for medical treatment.
7 November 2014

Hague Releases Seselj on Health Grounds

The Hague Tribunal has released the Serbian ultra-nationalist Vojislav Seselj on health grounds -although his marathon trial is not yet over.
13 October 2014

Older, sicker and more educated

The UN Detention Centre in Scheveningen is very unusual. It is quiet and has no smell. There is no noise or odour of sweat or a speck of dirt – those were the first impressions of Mikka Sarvela about the UN Detention Unit in The Hague, when he was appointed to the position of warden, 15 months ago.

29 April 2014

Hague Prosecutor Calls for Urgency in Bosnia War Cases

The Hague Tribunal’s chief prosecutor Serge Brammertz told BIRN that he was disappointed with slow progress in war crimes investigations transferred from the international court for trial in Bosnia.
15 January 2014

Karadzic’s Trial Continues after a Break

Following a break due to the New Year’s holidays, the trial of former Republika Srpska President Radovan Karadzic before The Hague Tribunal is due to continue on Tuesday, when new Defence witnesses will testify.
8 January 2014

Mladic to Testify in Karadzic’s Defence This Month

Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic said that his wartime military commander Ratko Mladic will start testifying at his Hague Tribunal trial on January 28.
24 December 2013

Ethnic Politics Dictate Payments

Bosnian Serb war crimes suspects received 640,000 euro of state money, plus more cash from private funds, while Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats got nothing.

27 November 2013

Scheveningen - a Far From ‘Normal’ Prison

A rare peek inside the ICTY detention unit reveals an unusual combination of ultra-high security prison and North Sea spa.

16 October 2013

Bosnian Serb Ex-Minister Stanisic Demands Release

Former interior minister Mico Stanisic asked the Hague Tribunal to quash his war crimes conviction because one of the judges, Frederik Harhoff, was removed from another case for alleged bias.
7 October 2013

‘Biased’ Judge’s Removal From Seselj Case Upheld

The Hague Tribunal dismissed its prosecutor’s request to reconsider its decision to remove controversial judge Frederik Harhoff from the trial of Serbian Radical Party boss Vojislav Seselj.
16 November 2012

ICTY: Verdict against Jelena Rasic Confirmed

The Appellate Chamber of the Hague Tribunal confirms a verdict, under which Jelena Rasic, member of Milan Lukic’s Defence team, was sentenced to 12 months in prison for contempt of court.
6 November 2012

Hague Tribunal Discusses its Past and Future

Since its creation almost 20 years ago, the Hague Tribunal, ICTY, has made a series of landmark decisions which have significantly impacted the reconciliation process both within Bosnia and across the region, a Sarajevo conference heard.
13 July 2012

Mladic’s Trial Postponed Due to His Health

The trial of former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been postponed until Monday due to his medical condition, the Hague Tribunal announced on Friday.
16 December 2011

ICTY: Milan Tupajic Pleads not Guilty

Milan Tupajic, former President of Sokolac municipality and crisis committee of the Serbian Democratic Party, appears before The Hague Tribunal and pleads not guilty of contempt of court after refusing to testify at the trial of Radovan Karadzic despite a subpoena ordering him to do so.