no-winners-in-mladic-karadzic-courtroom-face-off 29 Jan 14 No Winners in Mladic-Karadzic Courtroom Face-Off

Radovan Karadzic gained nothing when Ratko Mladic refused to answer questions at his trial, while anyone seeking the truth about either man’s wartime role was left none the wiser.

long-told-stories-or-knowledge-about-the-mass-crimes 30 Dec 13 Mladic on Trial: The Courtroom Drama Continues

Almost all the Hague Tribunal’s prosecution evidence against Ratko Mladic has now been heard, with witnesses testifying that the former Bosnian Serb military chief must have known about war crimes.

delicacies-and-denial-at-the-hague 25 Jan 13 Delicacies and Denial at The Hague

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.

serbia-turning-horror-into-showbiz 31 Dec 12 Serbian Media About Mladic - Turning Horror into Showbiz

The superficial treatment of Mladić’s arrest and trial is a testament to the country’s unwillingness to face up to its past.

bosnia-laying-bare-a-nation-s-unhealed-wounds 31 Dec 12 Bosnian Media About Mladic - Laying Bare a Nation’s Unhealed Wounds

The contrasting responses of Serbs and Bosniaks to the Mladić case have again exposed Bosnia’s unbridgeable divide.

croatia-forgotten-crimes-leave-bitter-aftertaste 31 Dec 12 Croatian Media About Mladic - Forgotten Crimes Leave Bitter Aftertaste

In spite of the acquittal of General Gotovina, the omission of crimes committed in Croatia from the Mladić indictment is a blot on the tribunal’s record in the country.

world-awaits-start-of-srebrenica-butcher-s-trial 15 May 12 World Awaits Start of Srebrenica Butcher’s Trial

The trial is about to start in the Hague of perhaps the most infamous character from the Bosnian war – Ratko Mladic, the man charged with the slaughter of thousands of people in Srebrenica.

joining-mladic-and-karadzic-indictments-will-delay-justice 10 Jun 11 Joining Mladic and Karadzic Indictments ‘Will Delay Justice’

Despite suggestions from Hague prosecutors that the indictments against Ratko Mladic and Radovan Karadzic may be merged, there are worries that the main result would be delays to Karadzic’s trial.

john-hocking-hague-completing-tasks-with-mladic-trial 03 Jun 11 John Hocking: Hague Completing Tasks With Mladic Trial

ICTY registrar John Hocking says former Bosnian Serb commander's trial will form an important part of court's completion strategy.

mladic-arrest-holds-lessons-for-eu-on-conditionality 27 May 11 Mladic Arrest Holds Lessons for EU on Conditionality

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.

hague-says-serbia-let-mladic-slip-in-2006 19 Nov 10 Hague Says Serbia Let Mladic Slip

War crimes prosecutor's claim that Belgrade fumbled key chance to arrest former Bosnian Serb commander, wanted for genocide, puts secret services under spotlight.

war-criminal-hunters-remain-empty-handed 18 Nov 10 War Criminal Hunters Remain Empty-Handed

The team assembled to track down Serbia’s two most wanted fugitives, Ratko Mladic and Goran Hadzic, have little to show for their efforts – and the Hague tribunal is losing patience.



Timeline - Transitional Justice in Serbia

Key dates and events in transitional justice in Serbia.


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.


Ratko Mladic

Timeline of events leading up to the arrest of Ratko Mladic.


War in Bosnia

Key dates and events in the Bosnia war.


Ratko Mladic: The Force Behind the Srebrenica Killings

The Bosnian Serb commander’s role in the genocide committed in Srebrenica is described in detail in many indictments and verdicts pronounced before local and international judicial institutions.


The Indictment Against Ratko Mladic

Indictments in 1995 and 2000, further amended in 2002 and 2010, charge the former commander of the Republika Srpska Army with genocide and other crimes.


Ratko Mladic: From Promising Officer to Bloodstained Warlord

When Mladic ordered his army to bomb the people of Sarajevo until they ‘go insane’, he revealed the murderous intentions that would culminate in the Srebrenica massacre.

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