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ICTY Weekly Press Briefing
22 April 2015

I’ll turn first to developments in the case of Goran Hadžić. On 13 April the Appeals Chamber granted the Appeal of the Accused and ordered his provisional release to Serbia. Hadžić began his provisional release on 15 April and is required to remain in the confines of the Municipality of Novi Sad...

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ICTY Weekly Press Briefing - 8 April 2015
9 April 2015

Yesterday, the Appeals Chamber issued its Judgement in the case of Zdravko Tolimir, a former Assistant Commander and Chief of the Sector for Intelligence and Security Affairs of the Main Staff of the Army of the Republika Srpska, accused of crimes committed in the Srebrenica and Žepa enclaves in 1995...

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Appeals Chamber upholds Tolimir's convictions for genocide and unanimously upholds life sentence
8 April 2015

The Appeals Chamber composed of Judges Theodor Meron (Presiding), William H. Sekule, Patrick Robinson, Mehmet Güney and Jean-Claude Antonetti, issued today its Judgement in the case of Zdravko Tolimir, a former Assistant Commander and Chief of the Sector for Intelligence and Security Affairs of the Main Staff of the Army of the Republika Srpska, accused of crimes committed in the Srebrenica and Žepa enclaves in 1995...

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Media accreditation now open for the Appeals Judgement in the case of Zdravko Tolimir
30 March 2015

The Appeals Chamber Judgement in the case of Zdravko Tolimir is scheduled to be rendered on Wednesday, 8 April at 3 pm in courtroom I...

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Invitation to Crimes before the ICTY: Central Bosnia documentary screenings in Belgrade, Zagreb, Sarajevo and Vitez
16 March 2015

The Tribunal’s Outreach Programme invites the media to the screenings of its latest documentary Crimes before the ICTY: Central Bosnia, a film about some of the gravest crimes committed against civilians during the Croat – Muslim conflict in Central Bosnia...

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Prosecutor Serge Brammertz on Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina
16 March 2015

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz will travel to Sarajevo, Zenica and Banja Luka from 16 to 18 March this year. The main purpose of the Prosecutor's mission is to meet with entity-level judicial authorities and to discuss their processing of war crimes cases...

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ICTY Weekly Press Briefing - 11 March 2015
11 March 2015

In the case of Ratko Mladić, during Monday’s hearing the Chamber announced that the case would adjourn the weeks of 13 - 17 April as well as 25 – 29 May...

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The Tribunal marks International Women’s Day
9 March 2015

Today, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) observes International Women’s Day, a day that offers a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities...

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Prime Minister of The Netherlands visits Tribunal
25 February 2015

Today, the Prime Minister of The Netherlands, Mr. Mark Rutte, visited the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). The Prime Minister held meetings with the Tribunal’s President Theodor Meron, Prosecutor Serge Brammertz, Registrar John Hocking, Judges and staff...

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ICTY Weekly Press Briefing - 25 February 2015
25 February 2015

I’ll begin with an update on the case of Goran Hadžić.  Today, 25 and tomorrow 26 February the Trial Chamber is hearing testimony of the two experts appointed by the Registrar to examine the state of health of the Accused and to answer questions related...

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Appeals Chamber upholds convictions of five senior Bosnian Serb officials for Srebrenica and Žepa crimes
30 January 2015

Today, the Appeals Chamber issued its Judgement in the Popović et al. case, concerning five senior Bosnian Serbian military officials for crimes perpetrated by Bosnian Serb forces in July 1995, following the takeover of the protected areas...

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ICTY Weekly Press Briefing - 28 January 2015
28 January 2015

On Friday, 30 January, the Appeals Chamber will render its judgment in the Popović and others case at 10a.m. in Courtroom I. The case involves five high-ranking Bosnian Serb military officials convicted in June 2010 of a range of crimes committed in 1995...

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Tribunal Begins Transfer of Judicial Records to MICT
27 January 2015

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) began today the handover of judicial records to the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT). John Hocking, in his capacity as ICTY Registrar, certified as accurate and complete...

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Media accreditation now open for the Appeals Judgement in the case of Vujadin Popović and others
23 January 2015

The Appeals Chamber Judgement in the case of Vujadin Popović and others is scheduled to be rendered on Friday, 30 January at 10:00 am in courtroom I. The Appeals case involves five high-ranking Bosnian Serb military officials convicted in June 2010 of a range of crimes committed...

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Tribunal extends agreement on Detention Facilities and Services with The Netherlands
14 January 2015

The Tribunal’s Registrar John Hocking and the General Director of the Custodial Institutions Agency of The Netherlands, Peter Hennephof, today signed an extension of the Agreement on Detention Facilities and Services between the United Nations...

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ICTY Weekly Press Briefing - 14 January 2015
14 January 2015

Welcome to our first press briefing of 2015. I’d like to wish you all a very happy new year. On 23 December, the Tribunal made public the decision issued by the President on 10 November granting early release to Zoran Žigić...

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Tribunal completes third phase of its Youth Outreach Project
7 January 2015

The Outreach Programme of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) recently completed the third phase of its high school and university presentations on the Tribunal’s mandate and achievements, which involved a total of 2,332 students across the region of the former Yugoslavia...

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Completion Strategy Report: Prosecutor Brammertz’s address before the United Nations Security Council
10 December 2014

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz addressed the Security Council today, presenting the 22nd report by the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) on the progress towards the completion of its mandate. In his address Prosecutor Brammertz provided an update on the current status...

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President Meron updates the UN Security Council on the completion strategy
10 December 2014

The Tribunal’s President, Judge Theodor Meron, today updated the United Nations Security Council on the progress being made by the ICTY towards the completion of its mandate. The President began his address by updating the Security Council...

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ICTY Weekly Press Briefing - 10 December 2014
10 December 2014

Welcome to the last press briefing before the court’s winter recess which begins on Monday 22 December. Proceedings resume on Monday 12 January. I’ll begin with developments in the case of Radovan Karadžić. Last Tuesday 2 December in a public redacted version...

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ICTY Weekly Press Briefing - 19 November 2014
19 November 2014

I’ll turn straight to an update on the upcoming courtroom schedule.
The Appeals Judgement in the case of Vujadin Popović and others has been scheduled for 30 January 2015 at 10:00am. ...

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Prosecutor Serge Brammertz on Mission to the Region
12 November 2014

As part of preparations for his regular six-month completion strategy report to the UN Security Council, Prosecutor Serge Brammertz will in the coming days travel to Sarajevo and Belgrade to discuss the cooperation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia with the ICTY...

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President Meron congratulates the ICTR on 20th anniversary
7 November 2014

ICTY and MICT President Theodor Meron today offered his congratulations to the ICTY’s sister tribunal, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), on the 20th anniversary of its creation...

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Mladić Prosecution allowed to reopen its case-in-chief to present evidence from Tomašica mass grave
23 October 2014

The Trial Chamber in the case of Ratko Mladić granted today the Prosecution’s motion to reopen its case to present recently discovered evidence regarding the Tomašica mass grave in the Prijedor municipality, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)...

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