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11 Feb 16 Serbia Condemns Hague Pressure to Arrest Radicals

Justice Minister pledges to send a protest to the Hague-based war crimes court after the ICTY slammed Belgrade for not arresting three Radical Party members.

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09 Feb 16 Bosnian Serb Genocide Convict Dies in The Hague

The former intelligence chief of the Bosnian Serb Army’s Main Headquarters, Zdravko Tolimir, who was convicted of the genocide of Bosniaks from Srebrenica, died in the Hague Tribunal’s detention unit.

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10 Dec 15 UN Court Refuses to Prevent Naser Oric Trial

The international court in The Hague has rejected a request from former Bosnian Army general Naser Oric’s lawyers to order the Sarajevo judiciary to halt war crimes proceedings against him.

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10 Dec 15 Hague Prosecutor Slams Serbia’s Welcome for War Criminal

The chief prosecutor at the Hague Tribunal, Serge Brammertz, criticised Serbia for giving a hero's welcome to a former Yugoslav Army general released after serving a war crimes sentence.

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30 Nov 15 Hague Tribunal to Release Yugoslav Army War Criminal

Former Yugoslav Army official Vladimir Lazarevic, who was convicted of war crimes in Kosovo, will be given early release next month by the UN court in The Hague.

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15 Sep 15 Hague Grants Bosnian Serb Soldier Early Release

Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Dragan Zelenovic was released after serving two-thirds of his 15-year sentence for the wartime rape and abuse of women and girls in Foca.

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04 Jun 15 Balkan States ‘Still Slow to Investigate’ 1990s War Cases

Chief Hague Tribunal prosecutor Serge Brammertz said that only a limited number of war crimes investigations have been completed by ex-Yugoslav countries and that probing senior officials should be their priority.

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06 Feb 15 Seselj Says Hague Prosecutor Took Croats' Bribe

Serbian war crimes defendant Vojislav Seselj has called Chief Hague prosecutor Serge Brammertz a 'marionette' and accused him of taking 500,000 euro as a bribe from the Croatian government.

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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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