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December Top
19 December 2003Miroslav Kvocka Granted Provisional Release Pending the Hearing of his Appeal
18 December 2003Transcript for the Testimony of General Wesley Clark Available Now on the ICTY Website
18 December 2003Judgement in the Case The Prosecutor v. Dragan Nikolic
17 December 2003Additional Information Regarding Media Arrangements for the Testimony of General Wesley Clark
16 December 2003Judges Christine Van Den Wyngaert and Krister Thelin Sworn in as Ad Litem Judges of the ICTY
15 December 2003Pavel Strugar Case: the Trial in this Case is Scheduled to Commence Tomorrow Tuesday 16 December 2003
12 December 2003Registry Imposes Communication Restrictions on Detainees with Regard to Political Campaigning in the Media from the Tribunal's Detention Unit
12 December 2003General Strugar Transferred to the ICTY
11 December 2003Media Arrangements for the Testimony of General Wesley Clark
10 December 2003Judgement in the Case the Prosecutor v. Dragan Obrenovic Dragan Obrenovic Sentenced to 17 Years' Imprisonment
9 December 2003The pre-trial conference in the Strugar case has been postponed
9 December 2003Pavle Strugar Trial Postponed 9 December 2003, The pre-trial conference in the Strugar case has been postponed
8 December 2003Judge Kevin Horace Parker Sworn in as a Judge of the ICTY
8 December 2003Milosevic Case: No Hearing Tuesday 9 December
5 December 2003Judgement in the Case the Prosecutor v. Stanislav Galic Stanislav Galic Sentenced to 20 Years' Imprisonment
5 December 2003The Pre-trial conference in the Strugar case has been rescheduled for Tuesday 9 December 2003
4 December 2003Dusko Jovanovic: Contempt Hearing Postponed
4 December 2003Dusko Jovanovic: Hearing to Enter Plea on Contempt Charges Scheduled to Take Place on Friday 5 December 2003
2 December 2003Sentencing Judgement in the Momir Nikolic Case to Take Place in Courtroom I
2 December 2003First Conference Between Health Professionals from the Former Yugoslavia and the ICTY on Witness Welfare
2 December 2003Judgement in the Case the Prosecutor v. Momir Nikolic
1 December 2003Judge Albert Swart Sworn in as an Ad Litem Judge of the ICTY
November Top
28 November 2003List of Upcoming Proceedings
19 November 2003Judge Vonimbolana Rasoazanany sworn in as an ad litem Judge of the ICTY
19 November 2003General Wesley Clark to Testify in the Milosevic Trial on 15 and 16 December 2003
19 November 2003Judge Florence Mumba Sworn in as a member of the Appeals Chamber of the ICTR
18 November 2003Milan Babic Indicted by the ICTY for Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes
17 November 2003Judge Theodor Meron and Judge Fausto Pocar Re-Elected as President and Vice-President Respectively
4 November 2003Milan Simic Released from Tribunal Custody
October Top
30 October 2003Donors Raise 15.6 Million Euros for War Crimes Chamber of BIH Court
28 October 2003Judgement In The Case The Prosecutor V. Predrag Banović
28 October 2003Milan Simic Granted Early Release
27 October 2003Initial Appearance of Vladimir Kovacevic Postponed
27 October 2003Initial Appearance of Vladimir Kovacevic Rescheduled to Take Place on Monday 3 November 2003
27 October 2003Association of Defense Counsel Practising Before the ICTY Elects a New Executive Committee
23 October 2003Vladimir Kovacevic transferred to the ICTY
23 October 2003Initial Appearance of Vladimir Kovacevic to Take Place on Monday 27 October
21 October 2003Sentencing Hearing in the Darko Mrdja Case
20 October 2003Indictment Unsealed in the Case the Prosecutor v. Nebojsa Pavkovic Vladimir Lazarevic, Vlastimir Djordjevic and Sreten Lukic
17 October 2003Judgement in The Prosecutor v. Blagoje Simic, Miroslav Tadic and Simo Zaric
15 October 2003Judgement in the Bosanski Samac Case to be Pronounced on Friday 17 October 2003
10 October 2003Address Of Judge Theodor Meron, President Of The International Criminal Tribunal For The Former Yugoslavia, To The United Nations General Assembly
10 October 2003Address by Ms. Carla Del Ponte, Chief Prosecutor of the ICTY, to the UN Security Council
9 October 2003Statement of Judge Theodor Meron, President of the ICTY, to the UN Security Council
8 October 2003Statement of Judge Theodor Meron, President of the ICTY, before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
8 October 2003Ranko Cesic Pleads Guilty to All Counts of his Indictment
3 October 2003Milosevic Case: Trial on Tuesday to Thursday Each Week
1 October 2003Strugar Case: Pre-Trial Conference and Trial Adjourned
September Top
30 September 2003Miroslav Deronjic Pleads Guilty to Persecutions on Political, Racial and Religious Grounds as a Crime Against Humanity
25 September 2003Milosevic case: No trial Next Week but Hearing Scheduled
25 September 2003Deronjic case: Status Conference Rescheduled
23 September 2003Mr. Jean-Claude Antonetti Appointed as Permanent Judge to Replace Judge Claude Jorda
22 September 2003Milosevic Trial: Hearings Cancelled for the Remainder of this Week
18 September 2003Milosevic Trial: No Hearing on Friday 19 and Monday 22 September 2003
17 September 2003Appeals Chamber Judgement in the Case The Prosecutor v. Milodrad Krnojelac
17 September 2003Milosevic Trial: Order Concerning the Preparation and Presentation of the Defence Case
15 September 2003Appeals Judgement to be Rendered in the Krnojelac Case
12 September 2003Ms Carla Del Ponte Press Conference, The Hague, September 12th, 2003
10 September 2003President Meron and Vice-President Pocar to Visit Serbia and Montenegro
8 September 2003Press Conference by Carla Del Ponte
5 September 2003President Meron Welcomes the Reappointment of Carla Del Ponte as Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
4 September 2003Dragan Nikolic Pleads Guilty to all Four Counts of his Indictment
4 September 2003No Milosevic Trial on Friday September 5th
August Top
29 August 2003Continued Provisional Release Granted for Miodrag Jokic
27 August 2003Miodrag Jokic Pleads Guilty to Six Counts of Violations of the Laws or Customs of War
22 August 2003Trials will resume on Monday 25 August 2003
15 August 2003Mitar Rasevic Transferred to the ICTY Detention Unit
15 August 2003Initial appearance of Mitar Rasevic to take place on 18 August 2003
July Top
31 July 2003Judgement in the Case the Prosecutor v. Dr. Milomir Stakic
29 July 2003The trial of Slobodan Milosevic is scheduled to resume on Monday 25 August - Last weekly Press Briefing
28 July 2003No Proceedings in Milosevic Case
24 July 2003Urgent Motion Hearing in the Case The Prosecutor Against Darko Mrdja
24 July 2003Guilty Plea by Darko Mrdja
23 July 2003Judgement in the Milomir Stakic Case to be Pronounced on Thursday 31 July 2003
18 July 2003Zdravko Mucic Released
18 July 2003Subpoena ad Testificandum Issued for Milorad Dodik
18 July 200328th Plenary of the ICTY Judges
10 July 2003Hazim Delic and Esad Landzo Transferred to Finland to Serve their Prison Sentences
9 July 2003Zdravko Mucic Granted Early Release
4 July 2003Zeljko Meakic Transferred to the ICTY Detention Unit
4 July 2003Initial Appearance of Zeljko Meakic to Take Place on 7 July 2003
2 July 2003Veselin Sljivancanin Transferred to the ICTY Detention Unit
2 July 2003Initial Appearance of Veselin Sljivancanin to Take Place on 3 July 2003
2 July 2003Seselj Status Conference Rescheduled to 3:30 PM
June Top
27 June 2003Biljana Plavsic Transferred to Sweden to Serve Prison Sentence
27 June 2003Courtroom Changes for Today Friday 27 June 2003
26 June 2003Predrag Banović pleads guilty to one count of persecutions as a crime against humanity
25 June 2003Initial Appearance of Ivica Rajic to Take Place on 27 June 2003
24 June 2003Ivica Rajic Transferred to the ICTY Detention Unit
24 June 2003Hearing Scheduled in the Prosecutor v. Predrag Banovic
23 June 2003Change of Schedule in Dragan Nikolic Case
13 June 2003Statement by President Meron on Establishment of Special War Crimes Chamber in Bosnian State Court
11 June 2003Jovica Stanisic Transferred to the ICTY Detention Unit
11 June 2003Initial Appearance of Jovica Stanisic to take place on Friday 13 June 2003
May Top
30 May 2003Franko Simatovic Transferred to the ICTY Detention Unit
29 May 2003Goran Jelisic Transferred to Italy to Serve Prison Sentence
28 May 2003Milosevic Trial will Resume on Thursday 29 May 2003
27 May 2003Milosevic Trial Adjourned
27 May 2003No Proceedings in the Milosevic Case Wednesday 28 May 2003
23 May 2003Message from President Meron to the ICTY Community on the Occasion of the Tribunal's 10th Anniversary
21 May 2003Dragan Obrenovic Pleads Guilty to Persecutions as a Crime Against Humanity
20 May 2003Trial Chamber grants Additional 100 Trial Days for the Prosecution to Complete its Case in the Milosevic Trial
20 May 2003Changes to the Blagojevic et al Hearing Schedule
20 May 2003Initial Appearance of Miroslav Radic Scheduled to Take Place on Wednesday 21 May 2003
20 May 2003Press Briefing to be Held on Thursday 22 May 2003
20 May 2003President of the ICTY Welcomes Adoption of Security Council Resolution 1481 (2003) Enhancing the Powers of Ad Litem Judges
9 May 2003Krajisnik Status Conference, Tuesday 13 May 2003
8 May 2003Momcilo Krajisnik Case: Start of Trial Postponed
7 May 2003Trial of Momcilo Krajisnik to Begin on Monday 12 May 2003
7 May 2003Momir Nikolic Pleads Guilty to Persecutions as a Crime Against Humanity
6 May 2003Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic Indicted by the ICTY for Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes
6 May 2003Blagojevic et al Hearing today 6 May 2003, at 5 PM
5 May 2003Blagojevic et al Trial to Commence on 8 May 2003
2 May 2003Judge Joaquin Martin Canivell Sworn in as an ad litem Judge of the ICTY
2 May 2003Blagojevic, Obrenovic, Jokic and Nikolic Trial to Begin on Tuesday 6 May 2003
April Top
23 April 2003Cesic Status Conference Tomorrow, Thursday 24 April
22 April 2003Milosevic Proceedings of Thursday 17 April to be Broadcast at 10. 00 A. M. on Wednesday 23 April 2003
22 April 2003No Press Briefing Tomorrow, Wednesday 23 April 2003
16 April 2003Former Co-Counsel for Radoslav Brdjanin to be Prosecuted for Allegations of Contempt
15 April 2003ICTY Website Currently not Updating
11 April 2003Arrest and Transfer of Naser Oric
11 April 2003Initial Appearance of Naser Oric
10 April 2003Stakic Case: Closing Arguments
10 April 2003Milutinovic Case: Motion Hearing on Provisional Release Postponed Brdjanin Case: Resumption of Case
8 April 2003Judgement in the Appeal: The Prosecutor v. Zdravko Mucic, Hazim Delic and Esad Landzo
8 April 2003Dusko Jovanovic Indicted for Contempt of the Tribunal
3 April 2003Milosevic Case: Extra Trial Day, Monday 7 April 2003
2 April 2003Mucic, Delic and Landzo Case: Judgement On Sentence Appeal To Be Delivered Tuesday 8 April 2003
March Top
31 March 2003Judgement in the case The Prosecutor v. Mladen Naletilic et Vinko Martinovic
27 March 2003Martinovic and Naletilic Case: Judgement to be Pronounced Monday 31 March 2003
26 March 2003Milosevic Case to Resume Monday 31 March 2003
25 March 2003Milosevic Trial Proceedings to Reconvene Thursday 27 March 2003
25 March 2003Janko Bobetko Case: Republic of Croatia ordered to Serve Indictment
24 March 2003Proceedings Against Mehmed Alagic Terminated
19 March 2003Milosevic Case to Resume Tuesday 25 March 2003
18 March 2003Milosevic case adjourned for today, 18 March 2003
18 March 2003Milosevic case adjourned on Wednesday, 19 March 2003
13 March 2003The ICTY President grants Damir Došen’s request for early release
13 March 2003Statement by President Theodor Meron
4 March 2003Press Briefing
4 March 2003Fatmir Limaj Transferred to the ICTY Detention Unit
February Top
28 February 2003Important Schedule Changes for Friday 28 February 2003
28 February 2003The Prosecutor v. Limaj et al. Agim Murtezi Released Following the Withdrawal of the Indictment against him.
28 February 2003The ICTY President Grants Damir Dosen's Request for Early Release
27 February 2003The Prosecutor v. Biljana Plavšic: Trial Chamber Sentences the Accused to 11 years' Imprisonment.
27 February 2003Judge Theodor Meron and Judge Fausto Pocar Elected as President and Vice-President Respectively
27 February 2003Important Schedule Changes for Friday 28 February 2003
26 February 2003ICTR Appeals Chamber Hearing in the Case The Prosecutor v. Georges Rutaganda will begin at 8.30 am on Friday 28 February
25 February 2003Initial Appearance of Vojislav Seselj to take place on Wednesday 26 February 2003
25 February 2003Statement on behalf of Agim Murtezi
24 February 2003Vojislav Seselj Transferred to the ICTY Detention Unit
21 February 2003Sentencing Judgement of Biljana Plavsic Thursday 27 February 2003
21 February 2003OHR-ICTY Working Group on Development of BiH Capacity for War-crimes Trial Successfully Completed
19 February 2003Fatmir Limaj Arrested in Slovenia
19 February 2003Initial Appearance of Haradin Bala, Isak Musliu and Agim Murtezi to Take Place on Thursday 20 February 2003
18 February 2003Haradin Bala, Isak Musliu, and Agim Murtezi Transferred to the ICTY following their Indictment for Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes
14 February 2003The Fourth Diplomatic Seminar Hosted by the ICTY Focused on the "Completion Strategy"
14 February 2003Vojislav Seselj Indicted by the ICTY for Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes
January Top
30 January 2003Simic et al case: Depositions of Witnesses to be taken in Belgrade, FRY
21 January 2003Press Briefing will be held at 11:30.
21 January 2003Initial Appearance of Milan Milutinovic Compuration Initiale de Milan Milutinovic
20 January 2003Milan Milutinovic Transferred to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
20 January 2003No hearing in the Milosevic case on Tuesday
16 January 2003No hearing in the Milosevic case on Friday
15 January 2003Former ICTY Judge Wang Tieya Dies Aged 89
15 January 2003Joint Preliminary Conclusions of OHR and ICTY Experts Conference on Scope of BIH War Crimes Prosecutions
14 January 2003No hearings in the Milosevic case on Wednesday and Thursday