11 May 12

Karadzic Asks For Court Sessions in Balkans

Radovan Karadzic has asked the Trial Chamber of the Hague Tribunal, ICTY, to hold three weeks of court sessions in Bosnia and Serbia, once his defence case starts in October.

07 May 12

Karadzic Claims Srebrenica Not Genocide

During the final week of the prosecution’s case against Radovan Karadzic, the defendant claimed that the number of those killed in the Bosnian war is too low for it to be described as genocide. 

27 Apr 12

Karadzic Failed to Deal With War Crimes

The former Prime Minister of Republika Srpska testified at The Hague that in 1992, Radovan Karadzic did not want to address the war crimes being committed by Serbian forces.

20 Apr 12

Military Expert: Karadzic Was Responsible for Srebrenica

As the trial of Radovan Karadzic, the military expert Richard Butler said that, in his capacity as supreme commander, the indictee had the overall responsibility for the attack on Srebrenica in July 1995.

13 Apr 12

Karadzic Asks for his Defence to Start in 2013

The wartime Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic has asked the Hague Tribunal to allow him to start his defence next year.

30 Mar 12

Karadzic: Srebrenica Executions Not Planned

During the hearings in the last week of March, Radovan Karadzic claims that the number of killed in Srebrenica is exaggerated while prosecution witness recalled scared civilians.  

23 Mar 12

Witness Speaks of Srebrenica Exhumations

A prosecution witness at the trial of Radovan Karadzic explained that a total of 6,606 victims have been identified so far from mass graves found in Srebrenica.

16 Mar 12

Witness Recalls Meeting with Karadzic

At the trial of Radovan Karadzic, a witness said that she overheard a conversation between Karadzic and Mladic that “Srebrenica was finished”.

02 Mar 12

Karadzic Wanted "Unbearable Situation" in Srebrenica

Testifying at the trial of Radovan Karadzic during the last week of February, witness said Karadzic was the supreme commander of the Army of Republika Srpska, and as such, he issued orders to make situation in Srebrenica "unbearable".

Background

Profile

Karadzic: War Criminal or Poet?

To the media in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, ICTY, for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, was a true sensation, and one to be exploited day after day.  

Analysis

Srebrenica: Genocide Reconstructed

In July 1995 Srebrenica was shelled and occupied by the Army of Republic of Srpska,VRS, despite being declared a protected area by the United Nations. More than 7,000 people were killed, the victims of genocide.

Timeline

War in Bosnia

Key dates and events in the Bosnia war.

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