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Academic Commentary
27 Jan 2015
by Paul Williams of American University

JURIST Guest Columnists Dr. Paul Williams and Kelly Brouse of American University, discuss the indictment of Dragomir Vasic by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina and emphasize the necessity for accountability not only during, but also after armed conflicts...On December 16, 2014, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina indicted Dragomir … [read more]


Legal News
29 May 2014
by Julie Deisher-Edwards

[JURIST] The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) [official website] upheld the conviction [judgment] of former Croatian army commander Fred Margus on Wednesday. Margus challenged his 2007 conviction [Jutarnjilist report] for war crimes against civilians during the 1990s Yugoslav wars [JURIST news archive]. Charges initially brought against Margus were terminated … [read more]


Legal News
30 Mar 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia

[JURIST] The Dutch public prosecutor announced on Friday that police have arrested a man suspected of war crimes during the 1990s Yugoslav wars [JURIST news archive] after a request for his extradition from Croatia. Milutin Graic, 41, was living in Roosendaal, near the Netherlands' border with Belgium. Graic is accused … [read more]


Legal News
3 Mar 2014
by Taylor Gillan

[JURIST] Croatia said Monday at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) [official website] that acts of violence committed by Serbia in the 1990s constituted genocide [application, PDF] under the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide [text]. The Convention was breached, Croatia argues [AP report], … [read more]


Legal News
24 Jan 2014
by Samuel Franklin

[JURIST] The appeals chamber for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Thursday upheld [press release] the criminal convictions of four Serbian senior officials stemming from the Bosnian Civil War [JURIST news archive], while reducing the sentences for three of them. Former Serbian prime minister … [read more]


Legal News
1 Sep 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards

[JURIST] Momcilo Krajisnik [ICTY materials; JURIST news archive], the former speaker for the Bosnian Serb parliament, returned to Bosnia Friday after being released from prison. Krajisnik, arrested in 2000, was convicted in 2006 [JURIST report] by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] for the persecution, … [read more]


Legal News
3 Jul 2013
by Laura Klein Mullen

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Tuesday, granted early release [opinion] to Momcilo Krajisnik [ICTY materials, JURIST news archive], the former head of the Bosnian Serb parliament who was convicted in 2006 [case text] of the persecution, deportation and forcible transfer of civilians … [read more]


Legal News
9 Nov 2012
by Endia Vereen

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Thursday rejected [judgment, PDF] a third request for early release for former Bosnian Serb parliament speaker Momcilo Krajisnik [ICTY materials; JURIST news archive]. Krajisnik was convicted [JURIST report] in 2006 of persecution, extermination, murder, deportation and inhumane … [read more]


Legal News
9 Jul 2012
by Sung Un Kim

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Monday resumed the trial of former Bosnian Serb Army commander Ratko Mladic [ICTY case materials; JURIST news archive]. The court reopened [BBC report] the trial with the testimony of witness Elvedin Pasic, who was a juvenile at … [read more]


Legal News
14 Mar 2011
by Ann Riley

[JURIST] A French court on Monday awarded a Bosnian family 200,000 euros (USD $280,000) for wartime abuses committed by former Bosnian Serb leaders Radovan Karadzic and Biljana Plavsic [JURIST news archives]. In an unprecedented civil decision, the Tribunal de Grande Instance of Paris [official website, in French] ordered Karadzic and … [read more]


Legal News
27 Jul 2010
by Daniel Richey

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Monday denied [decision, PDF] early release to former Bosnian Serb Assembly leader and convicted war criminal Momcilo Krajisnik [ICTY materials, PDF; JURIST news archive]. Krajisnik was sentenced [JURIST report] by the ICTY in 2006 to 27 years … [read more]


Legal News
27 Oct 2009
by Sarah Miley

[JURIST] Former Bosnian Serb president Biljana Plavsic [ICTY profile, PDF] was released [press release] from a Swedish prison on Tuesday after serving two-thirds of her sentence for war crimes committed between July 1991 and December 1992. Plavsic voluntarily surrendered herself to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) … [read more]


Legal News
15 Sep 2009
by Safiya Boucaud

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] announced Tuesday that it has approved [decision, PDF] the release of former Bosnian president Biljana Plavsic [ICTY materials; BBC profile]. Her sentence was commuted after she served only two-thirds of her 11-year sentence for persecution. In giving the … [read more]


Legal News
14 Sep 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Monday began the trial [press release] of former high ranking Bosnian Serb officials Mico Stanisic and Stojan Zupljanin [ICTY materials]. Stanisic, former Bosnian Serb interior minister, and Zupljanin, a former regional police chief, are charged [indictment, PDF] … [read more]


Legal News
9 Sep 2009
by Amelia Mathias

[JURIST] Former Bosnian Serb leader Momcilo Krajisnik [ICTY materials; JURIST news archive] has been transferred to the UK to serve his 20-year prison sentence [press release], the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] announced Tuesday. Krajisnik was originally sentenced to 27 years in 2006, but his … [read more]


Legal News
12 Jun 2009
by Matt Glenn

[JURIST] Many human rights abuses that occurred during the war in Kosovo [USDOS backgrounder] have gone uninvestigated and unpunished, Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website], told [DW report] Deutsche Welle [media website] Wednesday, which was the 10-year anniversary of the conflict's end. An AI report [text, PDF] released earlier this week … [read more]


Legal News
25 May 2009
by Adrienne Lester

[JURIST] Former Bosnian Serb leader and war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic [ICTY materials; JURIST news archive] on Monday filed a motion [text, PDF] renewing his claim that that International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] should drop charges against him because of a deal he made with former US ambassador to the … [read more]


Legal News
24 Apr 2009
by Brian Jackson

[JURIST] Four former Serbian policemen were convicted [BETA report] Thursday of the killing of 48 Albanian civilians in Suva Reka during the war in Kosovo [State Department backgrounder] in 1999. Their trial in a Serbian war crimes court began in October 2005 with eight men accused of rounding up and … [read more]


Legal News
17 Mar 2009
by Safiya Boucaud

[JURIST] The appellate chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Tuesday partially reversed the conviction and reduced the sentence [judgment summary, PDF; press release] of former Bosnian Serb parliamentary leader Momcilo Krajisnik [ICTY materials; JURIST news archive] from 27 to 20 years. Krajisnik … [read more]


Legal News
5 Nov 2008
by Andrew Gilmore

[JURIST] Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic [ICTY materials; JURIST news archive] refused to answer questions at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] Wednesday about war crimes committed during the 1994 Yugoslav civil war at the appeals hearing of Momcilo Krajisnik [ICTY materials]. Krajisnick, … [read more]

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