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21 May 2011 by -

The Trial Chamber in the case of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has ended a five-day site visit to several locations in Sarajevo and its surroundings.

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31 August 2011 by Geraldine Coughlan

It's been busy at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) since trials resumed after the summer break.

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06 September 2011 by Geraldine Coughlan

Former Yugoslav Army chief Momcilo Perisic stood straight, eyes downcast as he listened to Judge Bakone Moloto sentence him to 27 years in prison. Proclaiming him guilty of a long list of war crimes and crimes against humanity over his role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre when around 8,000 Bosnian Muslims were killed. Also, over the 44-month Siege of Sarajevo which made daily life almost impossible for civilians.

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29 June 2011 by Ed Jeremy

The arrest of Ratko Mladic on 26 May signified a key victory for both the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia, and the Republic of Serbia’s President, Boris Tadić. However, perhaps inevitably, after 16 years at-large, the timing of Mladic’s arrest was questioned, coming as it did on the day that the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Catherine Ashton, was visiting Serbia, and shortly before the ICTY President Judge Patrick Robinson and Prosecutor Serge Brammertz were due to update the Security Council on the ICTY’s recent work.

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06 June 2011 by Lauren Comiteau

Serge Brammertz feels vindicated as he prepares for the trial of former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic in The Hague. But he says it's too soon to know if Mladic will face trial alongside his former boss, Radovan Karadzic. Brammertz spoke to Lauren Comiteau in The Hague.

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13 April 2011 by Geraldine Coughlan

Geoffrey Nice, British barrister, is a familiar face in the international legal world. Flamboyant, eloquent and outspoken, he became a well-known courtroom figure as lead prosecutor in the trial of the late Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic at the ICTY. Since then, Nice has represented victims before the ICC and is now representing the government of Kenya, in relation to the ‘Ocampo 6’.

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30 March 2011 by Geraldine Coughlan

The United States is lending increasing support to international tribunals, including the International Crimes Tribunal established by Bangladesh. While visiting courts in Europe, the US Ambassador-at-large for War Crimes Issues, Stephen Rapp, stopped off in The Hague and spoke to IJT.

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27 April 2011 by David Jan Godfroid

It’s not that the Croats didn’t expect the ICTY to convict Generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac. They knew very well that operation Storm in 1995 was a violent military operation, in which Serbian civilians weren’t spared. Justly so, according to most of them, because a couple of years earlier the Serbs had expelled most Croats from the Krajina region.

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03 June 2011 by Geraldine Coughlan

There were cries of emotion from Srebrenica survivors in the public gallery when former Bosnian Serb General Ratko Mladic did not enter a plea to charges he called "monstrous" and "obnoxious".

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30 March 2011 by Nidzara Ahmetasevic

“Finally, the goal is to establish a register of victims killed from the war in Slovenia in 1991, to the war in Kosovo in 1999”, explains Natasa Kandic, a prominent human rights activist in Serbia and a founder of the Initiative for a Regional Truth Commission (RECOM).

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