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Legal News
25 Jun 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo

[JURIST] Prosecutors in the retrial of Ramush Haradinaj [materials; BBC profile], a Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) [GlobalSecurity backgrounder] commander and the former prime minister of Kosovo, on Monday asked the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] to give him a sentence of at least 20 years. … [read more]


Legal News
22 Jun 2012
by Sung Un Kim

[JURIST] The Serbian war crimes prosecutor announced on Friday that his office is investigating suspects accused of helping former Bosnian Serb Army commander Ratko Mladic [ICTY case materials; JURIST news archive] and former security official Stojan Zupljanin [ICTY case materials] evade justice until they were arrested to face trial before … [read more]


Legal News
8 Jun 2012
by Sung Un Kim

[JURIST] Prosecutor Serge Brammertz [official profile] of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] Thursday reported [text, PDF] the court's Completion Strategy to the UN Security Council [official website]. In his address [press release, PDF], Brammertz updated the Council on the progress of pending cases, including … [read more]


Legal News
17 May 2012
by Julia Zebley

[JURIST] The trial of former Bosnian Serb Army commander Ratko Mladic [ICTY case materials; JURIST news archive] began Wednesday in the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] but was postponed indefinitely on Thursday due to allegations of prosecutorial misconduct. After opening statements concluded on Thursday, Judge … [read more]


Legal News
2 May 2012
by Julia Zebley

[JURIST] Chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] Serge Brammertz [official profile] told reporters Wednesday that he believes former commander of the Bosnian Serb Army Ratko Mladic [ICTY case materials; JURIST news archive] is mentally and physically fit to stand trial next month. … [read more]


Legal News
24 Jan 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans

[JURIST] Convicted Serbian war criminal Radovan Stankovic [Court of BiH materials] was arrested Saturday in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) after being on the run since May 2007 when he escaped from a Bosnia prison. Stankovic was convicted of multiple war crimes [JURIST report] in 2006, including rape, enslavement and torture. … [read more]


Legal News
8 Dec 2011
by Dan Taglioli

[JURIST] Top officials of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website; JURIST news archive] and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website; JURIST news archive] told the UN Security Council [official website] Wednesday that international cooperation in tracking and arresting fugitives is vital to … [read more]


Legal News
9 Nov 2011
by Ashley Hileman

[JURIST] International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] prosecutor Serge Brammertz [official profile] on Tuesday requested assistance from Serbian authorities to determine who helped certain war criminals remain undetected for many years. Specifically, Brammertz seeks to discover [AP report] who assisted former Serbian general Ratko Mladic [ICTY … [read more]


Legal News
19 Oct 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove

[JURIST] The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] said Wednesday that he will not appeal the court's decision to proceed with a single trial for former Serbian general and alleged war criminal Ratko Mladic [ICTY backgrounder, PDF; JURIST news archive]. The prosecutor … [read more]


Legal News
15 Sep 2011
by Andrea Bottorff

[JURIST] The UN Security Council [official website] on Wednesday extended the terms for prosecutors from the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Rwanda (ICTR) [official websites] until December 31, 2014. In unanimously adopting resolutions 2006 and 2007 [press releases], the Security Council extended the terms of prosecutors … [read more]


Legal News
18 Aug 2011
by Julia Zebley

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Thursday began the retrial of Ramush Haradinaj [materials; BBC profile], a Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) commander and the former prime minister of Kosovo, who was acquitted [JURIST report] of all charges in 2008. The ICTY appeals chamber … [read more]


Legal News
20 Jul 2011
by Julia Zebley

[JURIST] Serbian authorities on Wednesday arrested [ICTY press release] Goran Hadzic [ICTY backgrounder], the last fugitive of the original 161 sought for war crimes by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website]. Serbian President Boris Tadic announced the arrest [B92 report] through a press conference [summary … [read more]


Legal News
6 Jun 2011
by Zach Zagger

[JURIST] International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] prosecutor Serge Brammertz [official profile] said that the arrest of accused Serbian war criminal Ratko Mladic [ICTY backgrounder, PDF; JURIST news archive] was "significant on many levels" but questioned why it took Serbia nearly 16 years, in a speech … [read more]


Legal News
1 Jun 2011
by Julia Zebley

[JURIST] International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] prosecutor Serge Brammertz [official profile] said [transcript, PDF] Wednesday that Ratko Mladic [ICTY backgrounder; JURIST news archive] will appear before the tribunal Friday to face allegations of war crimes during the Bosnian civil war [JURIST news archive]. Serbian authorities … [read more]


Legal News
30 May 2011
by Daniel Makosky

[JURIST] Milos Saljic, the lawyer representing Ratko Mladic [JURIST news archive], announced on Monday that he has appealed last week's finding that his client is medically fit for extradition [JURIST report]. Serbian authorities must postpone Mladic's extradition [AP report] until the court reviews the appeal, which formally requests that independent … [read more]


Legal News
27 May 2011
by Julia Zebley

[JURIST] A Serbian judge on Friday found Ratko Mladic [JURIST news archive] fit for extradition, despite concerns about his age and health. Serbian authorities captured [ICTY press release] Ratko Mladic on Thursday, ending a 16-year manhunt [JURIST report] for the former general colonel and commander of the army of the … [read more]


Legal News
26 May 2011
by Julia Zebley

[JURIST] Serbian authorities have captured [ICTY press release] Ratko Mladic [JURIST news archive], it was announced Thursday, ending a 16-year manhunt for the former general colonel and commander of the army of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mladic was one of the two remaining at-large war criminals sought … [read more]


Legal News
12 Dec 2010
by Dwyer Arce

[JURIST] The First Municipal Court in Belgrade [official website, in Serbian] on Friday acquitted 10 men suspected of helping former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic [case materials; JURIST news archive] evade arrest. Mladic is one of two high-level targets still at large under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal … [read more]


Legal News
20 Sep 2010
by Matt Glenn

[JURIST] Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] Serge Brammertz [official profile] called on Serbia and other governments Monday to increase efforts to find and arrest former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic [case materials; JURIST news archive]. Brammertz said failure to arrest Mladic … [read more]


Legal News
11 Sep 2010
by Daniel Makosky

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Friday ordered [text, PDF] former Kosovo Albanian military leader Ramush Haradinaj [ICTY materials, PDF; JURIST news archive] to remain in custody while awaiting a new trial. The court determined that granting Haradinaj a provisional release would lead … [read more]

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