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OPEN THE ARCHIVES OF THE YUGOSLAVIA TRIBUNAL!

Sign the Petition!

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia holds a repository of over ten million unique items of immense value. It is of utmost importance that its preservation and accessibility are guaranteed. The establishment of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in 1993 was a milestone in the international community’s pursuit of
global justice. While violence was raging in the former Yugoslav states of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia, the UN Security Council made a commitment to punish those responsible for
the atrocities committed by all parties to the conflict. Today,
twenty-two years after its founding, it has completed 147 highly complex cases. Trials against four final high-profile suspects – including Bosnian Serb President Karadžić and Bosnian Serb
Army General Mladić – are expected to be completed...   Link >>>

 

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL
TRIALS: WHY BOTHER AT
ALL?

Sir Geoffrey Nice

March 16, 2015, Daily Sabah

One day in July 1998, I opened the door of my new office as a prosecutor in the U.N.'s International
Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, Netherlands, which opened the way to a new legal career. Almost overnight, I had to transform from an...   More >>>

 

The New York Times

BOSNIAN SERB
EX-LEADER CLOSES
HIS DEFENSE AT
WAR CRIMES TRIAL

By Marlise Simons

The Hague, October 7, 2014

After four years of hearings and hundreds of
witnesses, the war crimes trial of Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader, ended on Tuesday, with Mr. Karadzic
proclaiming...   More >>>

 

WIKILEAKED CABLE ON
JUDGE THEODORE
MERON’S CRITICISM OF
CARLA DEL PONTE

Created: 2003-07-17 14:18
Classification:
CONFIDENTIAL,
Origin: Embassy The Hague

1. Classified by Charge d'Affaires, a.i., Daniel R. Russel for reason 1.5 (d).
2. (C) Summary. President Theodor Meron of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) met with the Ambassador on July...
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COURT DOCUMENTS -
VLADIMIR DJERIC

JUDGE MAY: Mr. Nice, if I could begin with you. I understand the
representatives of the
Federal Republic of
Yugoslavia, Mr. Djeric,
advisor to the Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs
is present in court.
MR. NICE: Yes, Your
Honour, in the back.
JUDGE MAY: And of course will be given the opportunity to address us. The central...
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WHY WAS MOMCILO
PERISIC ACQUITTED?

Marko Attila Hoare

5 March 2013

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has acquitted
on appeal Momčilo Perišić, former Chief of Staff of the Army of Yugoslavia (VJ), who had previously been sentenced to 27 years in prison for war-crimes in Croatia and Bosnia-
Hercegovina. He was one
of only six officials from...
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DAVID HARLAND’S
ATTACK ON THE ICTY

by Marko Attila Hoare

Greater Surbiton,
17 December 2012

David Harland, Executive Director of the Center for Humanitarian Dialogue and head of UN Civil Affairs in Bosnia-Hercegovina in
1993-1995, recently published, in the New York Times, a polemic against the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)...
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CONSIDERING THE
DECISION OF THE ICTY
APPEALS CHAMBER TO
ACQUIT ANTE GOTOVINA
AND MLADEN MARKAČ

by Dunja Melčić

Greater Surbiton,
13 December 2012

First reaction
The judgment of the Appeal Chamber, presided over by the eminent lawyer and Tribunal President Theodor Meron, to quash on all counts the first instance convictions handed down against two Croatian...
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VINDICATION OR
TRAVESTY? OPERATION
STORM’S ANTE GOTOVINA
AND MLADEN MARKAC
ACQUITTED

Marko Attila Hoare

‘The largest single ethnic-
cleansing operation of the Yugoslav wars’ – such was the soundbite that was linked to Operation Storm (Operacija Oluja), from
soon after the successful Croatian military operation was waged back in August 1995. That...   More >>>

 

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