Serge Brammertz

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ICTY prosecutor Serge Brammertz
11 July 2015 by Serge Brammertz and Michelle Jarvis

In this opinion piece prosecutor Serge Brammertz of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Michelle Jarvis, the principal legal counsel in the office of the prosecutor, reflect on the Srebrenica massacre as a dramatic example of how gender influences the experiences of war victims. 

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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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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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23 January 2006 by Emmanuel Chicon and Benjamin Bibas

On January 10, Serge Brammertz, the deputy prosecutor in charge of investigations at the International Criminal Court (ICC), was given a six-month temporary assignment as head of the UN's fact-finding committee on the assassination of the former Lebanese Prime Minister. Since his departure, Congolese NGOs, which had already advised the Court to issue arrest warrants before the December 18 referendum, are concerned that the ICC "legal proceedings will be stalled" in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In a country where individuals suspected of war crimes hold political office, and whose terms may be renewed following the March 5 legislative elections, the question is: why is the ICC waiting to issue its first arrest warrants in the DRC?

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24 July 2006 by Jerome Mayer-Cantu

At a time when Lebanon is being plunged into crisis, the UN International Independent Investigation Commission which is laying the groundwork for a new hybrid tribunal to try the perpetrators of the bombing attack that killed Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri on February 14, 2005, has made decisive progress. The statute of the court, its legal system, location and other logistical questions have nearly been finalized, according to Lebanese legal sources.

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09 October 2006 by Jerome Mayer-Cantu

On September 25, the United Nations commission investigating the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri published a new provisional report. However, since the 34-day war between Israel and the Hezbollah in July-August, the commission has come under greater pressure. Syria, which is a target of the international investigation, is trying to thwart the commission's efforts, while its Lebanese ally, Hezbollah, is weakening the central government.

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13 July 2010 by Hermione Gee

When Serge Brammertz took over as Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in 2008, Radovan Karadzic was still on the run. Today he’s on trial, but two other men are still at large. Brammertz told the IJT why it’s so important to bring them to justice.

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07 April 2008 by Bessan Vikou

The official opening of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) is an "irreversible process", affirmed United Nations Legal Counsel Nicolas Michel. Despite the ongoing political crisis in Lebanon—which has been without a president since November 24, 2007—the Western members of the Security Council are today committed to going all the way [IJT-68-69-70].