article
07 June 2004 by -

The presentation of evidence in the trial of former Serb president Slobodan Milosevic, which was postponed until 22 June, has been further delayed until 5 July. The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) announced on 27 May that the new postponement was due to the defendant's ill health. Trial dates were announced as follows: 5-7, 19-21 and 27-29 July. Milosevic, 62, has chosen to represent himself and plans to call 1631 defence witnesses.

article
14 January 2011 by -

The UN Security Council on December 22nd set up a new body to finish the remaining tasks of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Rwanda (ICTR).

By Thijs Bouwknegt

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals will consist of two branches. The ICTR branch will start on July 1st, 2012, while the ICTY one will commence a year later. The Council requested the tribunals to take “all possible measures” to complete their work by the end of 2014.

article
01 June 2001 by -

Commander of the Bosnian Serb Army

Ratko Mladic is charged by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia with genocide, complicity in genocide, crimes against humanity and violations of the laws and customs of war. Identity

article
27 November 2003 by -

«Over the next three or four months, we intend to file a complaint against the UN and the Netherlands for failing in its mission to protect victims, thus violating international law and the European Convention on Human Rights,» said Semir Guzin, one of the lawyers representing the Association for Srebrenica Survivors, in an interview with AFP. In both trials, the association will be petitioning for damages of around 513 million euros, said the lawyer. The complaint against the Netherlands will be lodged at one of the courts in The Hague, and that against the UN at an American court.

article
01 June 2001 by -

Commander in the Serbian Army of Bosnia.

Dragoljub Kunarac was found guilty of crimes against humanity and of violations of the laws or customs of war. On 12 June 2002, the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia Appeals Chamber of the confirmed the 28-year sentence handed down by the Trial Chamber on 22 February 2001.

Identity

article
05 July 2004 by -

Milan Babic, the ex-president of the Republic of Serbia Krajina (RSK), was sentenced on 29 June by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia to 13 years\' imprisonment for fuelling a «pitiless and barbaric» campaign of ethnic cleansing, reports Associated Press. Babic was found guilty in January for persecuting non-Serb inhabitants of the RSK, a stronghold created by secessionist Serbs in 1990. Hundreds of civilians were killed and some 80,000 non-Serbs expelled from the Republic.

article
01 June 2001 by -

Ivica Rajic is accused of serious infringements of the Geneva Conventions and violations of the laws or customs of war by the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia.

article
01 June 2001 by -

Dragan Zelemovic is accused of crimes against humanity, serious infringements of the Geneva Conventions and violations of the laws or customs of war by the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia.

article
01 June 2001 by -

General

Sefer Halilovic is accused of violations of the laws or customs of war by the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia. Identity

article
01 June 2001 by -

Milan Kovacevic is dead in prison. He was accused of genocide, complicity to commit genocide, crimes against humanity, violations of the laws or customs of war and grave breaches of the Geneva conventions of 1949 by the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia. Identity

Pages

ICTY