The Security Council, by its Resolution 1966 (2010), established the Mechanism to carry out a number of essential functions of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. In accordance with its mandate, the Mechanism has assumed responsibility for, inter alia, the enforcement of sentences, administrative review, assignment of cases, review proceedings, appeal proceedings, contempt, requests for revocation of the referral of cases to national jurisdictions, the variation of witness protection measures, access to materials, disclosure, changes in classification of documents and requests for compensation and assignment of counsel. The Selected Ongoing Cases are only a few of the pending judicial proceedings, related to the above-mentioned essential functions, currently before the Mechanism. For information about all proceedings before the Mechanism, see All MICT Proceedings.
Selected Ongoing Cases
Jovica Stanišić was the Head of the State Security Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Serbia.
Franko Simatović was employed in the Second administration of the State Security Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Serbia.
Both accused were acquitted of all charges by an ICTY Trial chamber on 30 May 2013. The ICTY Appeals Chamber ordered a retrial on 15 December 2015.
Recent developments: The trial commenced before the Mechanism on 13 June 2017.
On 12 May 1992, the Accused was elected as the President of the Presidency of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina. From 17 December 1992, he was the sole President of Republika Srpska and the Supreme Commander of the armed forces of Republika Srpska.
Sentenced by an ICTY Trial Chamber to 40 years' imprisonment on 24 March 2016.
Recent developments: Both parties filed their respective appeal briefs on 5 December 2016, their response briefs on 15 March 2017, and their reply briefs on 6 April 2017.
Former President of the Serbian Radical Party, and former member of the Assembly of the Republic of Serbia.
Acquitted by an ICTY Trial Chamber on 31 March 2016.
Recent developments: The Prosecution filed the public redacted version of its appeal brief on 29 August 2016.
Review of the Appeal Judgement ongoing.
Former Minister of Planning in the Interim Rwandan Government and a member of the Préfecture Committee of the National Republican Movement for Democracy and Development (“MRND”) political party in Gisenyi Préfecture, the National Committee of the MRND, and the technical committee of Nyamyumba Commune.
Sentenced to 30 years' imprisonment by the MICT Appeals Chamber on 18 December 2014. On 8 July 2016, Ngirabatware filed a request for review of the Appeal Judgement.
Recent developments: MICT Appeals Chamber granted Ngirabatware’s request for review of the Appeal Judgement on 19 June 2017.
All MICT proceedings
|Case name||Case number||Accused name(s)|
|MICT-14-75||Bicamumpaka, Jérôme | Bizimungu, Casimir | Mugenzi, Justin | Mugiraneza, Prosper|
|MICT-14-84||Boškoski, Ljube | Tarčulovski, Johan|
|MICT-13-50||Hadžihasanović, Enver | Kubura, Amir|
|MICT-13-33||Kamuhanda, Jean de Dieu|
|MICT-12-10||Kayishema, Clément | Ruzindana, Obed|
|MICT-15-88||Kovač, Radomir | Kunarac, Dragoljub | Vuković, Zoran|
|MICT-14-81||Radić, Mlađo | Žigić, Zoran|
|MICT-14-67||Lukić, Sreten | Pavković, Nebojša | Šainović, Nikola|
|MICT-13-37||Barayagwiza, Jean-Bosco | Nahimana, Fernand | Ngeze, Hassan|
|MICT-15-86||Martinović, Vinko | Naletilić, Mladen|
|MICT-13-43||Bizimungu, Augustin | Ndindiliyimana, Augustin | Nzuwonemeye, Francois-Xavier | Sagahutu, Innocent|
|MICT-12-17||Ntakirutimana, Elizaphan | Ntakirutimana, Gérard|
|MICT-15-90||Kanyabashi, Joseph | Ndayambaje, Elie | Nsabimana, Sylvain | Ntahobali, Arsène Shalom | Nteziryayo, Alphonse | Nyiramasuhuko, Pauline|
|MICT-15-85||Beara, Ljubiša | Borovčanin, Ljubomir | Miletić, Radivoje | Nikolić, Drago | Pandurević, Vinko | Popović, Vujadin|
|MICT-16-102||Simić, Blagoje | Tadić, Miroslav | Zarić, Simo|
|MICT-15-96||Simatović, Franko | Stanišić, Jovica|
|MICT-13-53||Stanišić, Mićo | Župljanin, Stojan|