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01 Dec 14 Hague Prosecutors Demand Seselj’s Return to Jail

Prosecutors at the international war crimes court asked for Serbian nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj, released for cancer treatment, to be returned to custody after his hardline rhetoric sparked anger.

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13 Nov 14 Bosnia Doubles Number of War Crimes Indictees

The Bosnian state prosecution said it will indict more than 100 people this year for war crimes during the early 1990s conflict – almost double the number of suspects charged in 2013.

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14 Oct 14 UN War Crimes Court to Close in 2017

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia will completely shut down in 2017 after delivering its last war crimes ruling, said the court’s president Theodor Meron.

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06 Jun 14 Hague Prosecutor Criticises Bosnia War Case Delays

The prosecutor told the UN that there was still a huge backlog of war crimes cases from the Bosnian conflict and progress towards clearing them by the 2023 deadline was unacceptably slow.

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17 Oct 13 Bosnian Serb Ex-Minister Stanisic Demands Release Former interior minister Mico Stanisic asked the Hague Tribunal to quash his war crimes conviction because one of the judges, Frederik Harhoff, was removed from another case for alleged bias. Full Article
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08 Oct 13 ‘Biased’ Judge’s Removal From Seselj Case Upheld

The Hague Tribunal dismissed its prosecutor’s request to reconsider its decision to remove controversial judge Frederik Harhoff from the trial of Serbian Radical Party boss Vojislav Seselj.

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02 Oct 13 Theodor Meron Re-Elected Hague Tribunal President

US judge Theodor Meron has been re-elected as the president of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and will remain until the UN court closes.

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04 Sep 13 Disqualified Hague Tribunal Judge Demands Explanation

Controversial Danish judge Frederik Harhoff, removed from Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj’s war crimes trial for alleged bias, rejected the claim that he is not impartial.

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18 Jul 13 Bosnian Serb General Krstic Freed of Contempt Charges

The Hague Tribunal has freed former general Radislav Krstic of contempt of court charges for his refusal to testify at the trial of his former political leader Radovan Karadzic.

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17 Jul 13 Hague Tribunal Marks 20th Birthday in Sarajevo

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia marked 20 years since it was first formed with an exhibition of photographs in the Bosnian capital.

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04 Jul 13 Hague Frees Bosnia War Rapist Radomir Kovac

Kovac was released by the Hague Tribunal and has returned to Bosnia after serving two-thirds of his 20-year sentence for wartime sex crimes in the town of Foca.

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04 Jul 13 Hague Prosecution Rejects ‘Biased Verdict’ Claim

The Hague prosecution has asked the Tribunal to reject the proposed quashing of Bosnian Army general Rasim Delic’s sentence over alleged bias revealed by one of the court’s judges.

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02 Jul 13 UN Launches Successor to Hague Tribunal

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals will take over the Hague Tribunal’s work after it closes, dealing with any future appeals launched by convicted war criminals.

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01 Jul 13 Bosnian Serb General Awaits Contempt Verdict

The Hague Tribunal will deliver its verdict on wartime general Radislav Krstic, who is on trial for contempt of court after failing to testify in Radovan Karadzic’s defence, on July 18.

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24 Jun 13 Hague Prosecutor ‘Shares Disappointment’ Over Controversial Acquittals

After strong criticism of the Hague Tribunal by one of its own judges, chief prosecutor Serge Brammertz said he was also disappointed by recent acquittals of wartime commanders.

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