The debate on war crimes courts at the UN General Assembly could have been a genuine chance to examine international justice and reconciliation, but it was marred by politically-motivated rhetoric.
As the UN General Assembly debates the Hague Tribunal’s role in promoting reconciliation, there is a need for a deeper discussion about how international courts can contribute to lasting peace.
Belgrade’s decision to give Hague war crimes defendants more financial support when the country is so short of money says much about the nation’s priorities.
When Serbia’s justice minister visited the Hague Tribunal and ate sweets with Ratko Mladic, it showed that Belgrade’s new government doesn’t want to take war crimes seriously.
The Hague Tribunal has taken flak for recent high-profile acquittals but prosecution errors have helped the accused go free, says Balkans expert Eric Gordy.
Director of the Serbian Office for Cooperation with the Hague Tribunal, Dusan Ignjatovic, says Serbia will continue the cooperation with the ICTY’s successor in the same way.
Key findings of the OSCE survey about Serbian attitudes towards war crimes and the trials held at the Hague Tribunal and national courts.
Brussels must do what it can to stop Bosnian Serb leaders from undermining the country’s state court.
War victims and experts agree that the forthcoming trial of the former Croatian Serb leader has the potential to fill in important gaps in people’s understanding of the conflict in Croatia.
The arrest and handover of Goran Hadzic marks a milestone in Serbia’s difficult relationship with the international war crimes tribunal.
The Hague Prosecution charges Goran Hadzic, former President of the Republic of Serbian Krajina, with crimes against humanity and violation of the laws and customs of war in Croatia in 1991 and 1992.
Timeline of events leading up to the arrest of Goran Hadzic.
ICTY registrar John Hocking says former Bosnian Serb commander's trial will form an important part of court's completion strategy.
Mladic might have been on trial long ago had the rest of the EU shown the same resolve as the Netherlands in insisting on his arrest as a condition for progress towards membership.
Prime Minister Kosor’s appeal for ‘cool heads’ in response to Gotovina verdict goes unanswered as country unites in anger.