The genocide and war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic, has been postponed until further notice.>>>
The Hague Tribunal’s prosecution says that it does not object to a request by Ratko Mladic’s defence for his trial to be postponed.>>>
All the top officers of the Serbian Army knew about the existence of the unit allegedly in charge of protecting Ratko Mladic, former Bosnian Serb commander, claims a witness.>>>
The defence for Ratko Mladic, former commander of the Bosnian Serb army, amended its request for delay of the start of evidence hearing, saying it is still receiving new documents from the prosecution.>>>
The defence team for Ratko Mladic, former commander of the Bosnian Serb army, again asked the Hague Tribunal to postpone the start of the evidence presentation by six months due to “continuous problems with disclosure of evidence”.>>>
The first prosecution witness at the trial of Ratko Mladic will be examined on June 25 announced the Trial Chamber of the Hague Tribunal, ICTY.
The Hague Prosecution asked the Trial Chamber not to allow Ratko Mladic’s defence a six-month delay due to problems with the disclosure of evidence, believing that a “limited delay” is sufficient.
The Hague Tribunal, ICTY, did not include war crimes in Croatia into the indictment against Ratko Mladic, although the Croatian judiciary sentenced him in absentia to 20 years imprisonment in 1992.
On the second day of its opening arguments, the Hague prosecution said it would prove that Ratko Mladic was on “the ground and personally involved” in the Srebrenica genocide in July 1995.>>>
On the second day of the trial of former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic, the Hague prosecution focuses on his role in the Srebrenica massacre in July 1995.>>>
In its opening arguments, the Hague prosecution outlined six strategic goals that Bosnian Serb leadership wanted Mladic to achieve.>>>
Representatives of Bosnian victims, who attended the start of Ratko Mladic's trial in the Hague, hope that the defendant will live long enough to hear his verdict.>>>
The prosecution’s opening arguments mark the start of the trial of former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic, the last trial at the Hague Tribunal.>>>
A motion by Ratko Mladic’s defence requesting the removal of the presiding judge, Alphons Orie, and postponement of the trial, has been denied.
Ratko Mladic’s defence has asked the President of the Hague Tribunal to dismiss the presiding judge Alphons Orie and postpone the start of the trial scheduled for May 16.
Key dates and events in transitional justice in Serbia.
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 of events leading up to the arrest of Ratko Mladic.
Key dates and events in the Bosnia war.
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.
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.
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.