10 March 2010 by -

Radovan Karadzic opened his defence at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on March 1st – four months later than scheduled – only to have the trial postponed once again two days later.

By Hermione Gee

24 February 2010 by -

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29 February 2012 by -

Retired Bosnian Serb general Manojlo Milovanovic faces his former boss this week: supreme army commander Radovan Karadzic, accused of genocide. His testimony is a symbol of the evolution of witness protection at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY): the longer the tribunal goes on, the less it uses over-protective measures for witnesses.

By Radosa Milutinovic, The Hague

04 July 2012 by -

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It is with much regret that we announce that Radio Netherlands Worldwide (RNW) has decided to stop publishing the International Justice Tribune (IJT).

[related-articles]This sad decision was issued in the context of massive budgetary cuts faced by RNW on June 22. All future activities at RNW will be solely focused on young audiences in countries where free speech is under threat.

10 February 2010 by -

Vojislav Šešelj, leader of Serbia’s ultra-nationalist Radical Party, currently standing trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY ) for alleged war crimes, has been charged with contempt of court.

By Vessela Evrova

The court initiated contempt proceedings against Šešelj on February 4th for having disclosed information on 11 protected witnesses, including their real names, occupations and places of residence, in a book he authored.

07 October 2011 by -

Major questions about the future trial of the former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic remained unanswered in the latest hearing at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).

By Radosa Milutinovic in The Hague

01 April 2010 by -

The trial of Radovan Karadžić is scheduled to resume on 13 April with the start of the presentation of the prosecution’s evidence.

By Thijs Bouwknegt

The order was made on the back of the appeals chamber’s dismissal of Karadžić’s appeal  to allow him to postpone his trial.

02 February 2012 by -

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16 September 2011 by -

The strange case of Shefqet Kabashi ended partially on Friday before The International Criminal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) when judges sentenced Kabashi to two months in prison for contempt of court.

By Radosa Milutinovic in The Hague