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Academic Commentary
20 May 2015
by Mark A. Summers of Barry University School of Law

JURIST Guest Columnist Mark A. Summers of Barry University School of Law discusses the legality of choice of weapons in the Syrian war in the context of International Humanitarian Law ... Amnesty International (AI) recently condemned the commission of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the Asad government and … [read more]


Academic Commentary
7 Feb 2015
by Gregory Gordon of Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law

JURIST Guest Columnist Gregory S. Gordon of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, discusses the decision of the International Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia to grant provisional release to Vojislav Seselj and its repercussions on international criminal law and transitional justice...The ongoing seven-year debacle that is the trial … [read more]


Academic Commentary
3 Dec 2013

JURIST Guest Columnist Stuart Ford of The John Marshall Law School argues that the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia provides for fair, non-political trials, which are central to the success of the court ... The fairness of the trials at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia … [read more]


Features
29 Nov 2013

The ICTY delivered [PDF] its first indictment ever against Dragan Nikolic, the director of the Serb-run Susica Detention Camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in November 1994. He was accused of committing crimes against non-Serbs, including sexual violence and torture. After he pleaded guilty in September 2003, his sentence was later … [read more]


Legal News
31 May 2013
by Endia Vereen

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) acquitted [press release; judgment summary, PDF] two former Serbian secret police officials Thursday for their involvement in war crimes during the Bosnian Civil War [JURIST news archive]. The court found that the prosecution failed to establish beyond a reasonable doubt … [read more]


Legal News
26 Nov 2012
by Daniel Mullen

[JURIST] The Serbian Office of the War Crimes Prosecutor [official website] sent a letter [press release, PDF] to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Monday requesting materials and evidence from the case files of two Croatian generals, whose convictions were overturned [JURIST report] by … [read more]


Legal News
16 Nov 2012
by Alison Sacriponte

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Friday overturned the convictions of two Croat generals for crimes against humanity and war crimes against Serb civilians committed during a 1995 military blitz. The five-judge appeals chamber ordered the immediate release [press release] of Ante Gotovina … [read more]


Student Commentary
16 May 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Dora Rotar, an LL.M. Candidate at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, is the author of the seventh entry in a 14-part series from the LL.M. students of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Rotar examines the political and legal challenges Croatia will face as … [read more]


Student Commentary
29 Apr 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Ann Eisenberg, Cornell University Law School Class of 2012, is an Articles and Symposium Editor for the Cornell International Law Journal. She questions whether EU membership is the best decision for Croatia given the current debt crisis...By the time Croatia joins the EU on July 1, 2013, … [read more]


Legal News
15 Apr 2011
by Erin Bock

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Friday found former Croatian Colonel General Ante Gotovina [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] guilty [judgment summary, PDF; materials] of several counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes for his involvement in the 1995 Operation Storm [BBC … [read more]


Legal News
11 Mar 2008
by Michael Sung

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website; JURIST news archive] began the trial [press release] of Croatian general Ante Gotovina [ICTY case backgrounder, PDF; BBC profile] and two other militant commanders Tuesday. Gotovina, Ivan Cermak, and Mladen Markac, are charged with war crimes and crimes … [read more]


Legal News
6 Feb 2008
by Deirdre Jurand

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website; JURIST news archive] said Wednesday that the trial of former Croatian general Ante Gotovina [ICTY case backgrounder, PDF; BBC profile] and two other military commanders will begin March 11. Gotovina and commanders Ivan Cermak and Mladen Markac were … [read more]


Legal News
28 Nov 2007
by Deirdre Jurand

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website; JURIST news archive] ruled Wednesday that former Croatian general Ante Gotovina [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] must remain in detention in The Hague until his trial. The court denied Gotovina's motion for release [decision text, PDF] and dismissed … [read more]


Legal News
7 Nov 2007
by Caitlin Price

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia [official website; JURIST news archive] Wednesday ordered eight Croatian journalists to be questioned about possible contempt of court violations for revealing confidential information. Three national television journalists and five newspaper writers will be investigated for revealing confidential portions of indictments against … [read more]


Legal News
17 Jan 2007
by Jaime Jansen

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website; JURIST news archive] announced Wednesday that three former Croatian generals will begin their war crimes trial at The Hague in May. Ante Gotovina [BBC profile], Ivan Cermak and Mladen Markac have all pleaded not guilty [JURIST report] to … [read more]


Legal News
1 Sep 2006
by Joe Shaulis

[JURIST] The government of Croatia [JURIST news archive] has asked the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website; JURIST news archive] for amicus curiae status under Rule 74 [text] of the ICTY Rules of Procedure and Evidence in the war crimes trials of three former Croatian generals … [read more]


Legal News
15 Dec 2005
by Jeannie Shawl

[JURIST] Carla del Ponte, chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia [official website], told the UN Security Council Thursday that Serbia and other European countries are contributing to a "dysfunctional" situation as the UN-backed war crimes tribunal struggles to arrest two top fugitives from the Bosnian … [read more]


Legal News
12 Dec 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts

[JURIST] Retired Croatian general Ante Gotovina [BBC profile; ICTY case backgrounder] pleaded not guilty Monday in his first appearance before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia at The Hague after he was transferred to its detention facility over the weekend following his arrest in Spain [JURIST report] on … [read more]


Legal News
10 Dec 2005
by Joshua Pantesco

[JURIST] Retired Croatian general Ante Gotovina [BBC profile; ICTY case backgrounder], has been transferred to the detention facility of the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] Saturday following his arrest [JURIST report] in Spain Wednesday. According to the ICTY [text], Gotovina is charged with " persecutions, murder, plunder … [read more]


Legal News
8 Dec 2005
by Jeannie Shawl

[JURIST] Retired Croatian general Ante Gotovina [BBC profile; ICTY case backgrounder] was arrested late Wednesday night in Spain. Gotovina was indicted on crimes against humanity charges by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia [official website] in 2001 and was considered to be the third most-wanted suspect from the … [read more]

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