Cases

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

STANIŠIĆ and SIMATOVIĆ (MICT-15-96)

Trial

Jovica Stanišić was the Head of the State Security Service (“DB”) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Serbia (“MUP”).

Franko Simatović was employed in the Second administration of the DB of the MUP.

Both accused were acquitted of all charges by an ICTY Trial chamber on 30 May 2013.

On 15 December 2015, the ICTY Appeals Chamber ordered that Stanišić and Simatović be retried on all counts of the indictment.

Recent developments: The trial commenced before the Mechanism on 13 June 2017.


KARADŽIĆ, Radovan (MICT-13-55)

Pre-appeal

On 12 May 1992, Radovan Karadžić 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.

On 22 July 2016, both parties filed their notices of appeal. 

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.


MLADIĆ, Ratko (MICT-13-56)

Pre-appeal

On 12 May 1992, Ratko Mladić was appointed Commander of the Main Staff of the army of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (“VRS”). He remained in command of the VRS Main Staff until at least 8 November 1996.

Sentenced by an ICTY Trial Chamber to life imprisonment on 22 November 2017.

On 18 December 2017, Ratko Mladić filed a motion seeking an extension of time to file his notice of appeal against the ICTY Trial Judgment.

Recent developments: On 19 December 2017, the President of the Mechanism assigned a bench of five judges to this case before the Appeals Chamber. On 21 December 2017, the pre-appeal judge partly granted the motion for an extension of time and ordered that any notices of appeal in this case be filed no later than 22 March 2018.


ŠEŠELJ, Vojislav (MICT-16-99)

Appeal

In February 1991, Vojislav Šešelj was appointed President of the newly founded Serbian Radical Party. In June 1991, he was elected as a member of the Assembly of the Republic of Serbia.

Acquitted by an ICTY Trial Chamber on 31 March 2016.

On 29 August 2016, the Prosecution filed a public redacted version of its appeal brief.

Recent developments: On 13 December 2017, the MICT Appeals Chamber heard oral arguments in the appeal filed by the Prosecution. The Appeal judgement will be rendered in due course.


NGIRABATWARE, Augustin  (MICT-12-29)

Review

In July 1990, Ngirabatware was appointed Minister of Planning, a position he retained as part of the Interim Rwandan Government in April 1994. He was also 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.

On 20 December 2012, Ngirabatware was sentenced by an ICTR Trial Chamber to 35 years of imprisonment. On 18 December 2014, the Mechanism’s Appeals Chamber reduced Ngirabatware’s sentence to 30 years of imprisonment.

Recent developments: MICT Appeals Chamber granted Ngirabatware’s request for review of the Appeal Judgement on 19 June 2017.


All MICT proceedings

Accused name
Case name Case number Case status/typesort descending Accused name(s)
ŠEŠELJ, Vojislav
MICT-16-99 Appeal Šešelj, Vojislav
KORDIĆ, Dario
MICT-14-68 Completed Kordić, Dario
KUNARAC et al.
MICT-15-88 Completed Kovač, Radomir | Kunarac, Dragoljub | Vuković, Zoran
KRSTIĆ, Radislav
MICT-13-46 Completed Krstić, Radislav
NYIRAMASUHUKO et al. (Butare)
MICT-15-90 Completed Kanyabashi, Joseph | Ndayambaje, Elie | Nsabimana, Sylvain | Ntahobali, Arsène Shalom | Nteziryayo, Alphonse | Nyiramasuhuko, Pauline
LUKIĆ, Milan
MICT-13-52 Completed Lukić, Milan
BIZIMUNGU et al. (Government II)
MICT-14-75 Completed Bicamumpaka, Jérôme | Bizimungu, Casimir | Mugenzi, Justin | Mugiraneza, Prosper
MILOŠEVIĆ, Slobodan
MICT-13-58 Completed Milošević, Slobodan
HARTMANN, Florence
MICT-15-87 Completed Hartmann, Florence
STAKIĆ, Milomir
MICT-13-60 Completed Stakić, Milomir
BAGOSORA, Théoneste
MICT-12-26 Completed Bagosora, Théoneste
NIZEYIMANA, Ildephonse
MICT-16-100 Completed Nizeyimana, Ildephonse
BAGILISHEMA, Ignace
MICT-12-11 Completed Bagilishema, Ignace
SEMANZA, Laurent
MICT-13-36 Completed Semanza, Laurent
BISENGIMANA, Paul
MICT-12-07 Completed Bisengimana, Paul
NTAWUKULILYAYO, Dominique
MICT-13-34 Completed Ntawukulilyayo, Dominique
GATETE, Jean-Baptiste 
MICT-13-42 Completed Gatete, Jean-Baptiste 
KRAJIŠNIK, Momčilo
MICT-13-49 Completed Krajišnik, Momčilo
HATEGEKIMANA, Ildelphonse
MICT-12-06 Completed Hategekimana, Ildelphonse
HADŽIĆ, Goran
MICT-16-101 Completed Hadžić, Goran
TADIĆ, Duško
MICT-14-71 Completed Tadić, Duško
KALIMANZIRA, Callixte 
MICT-12-04 Completed Kalimanzira, Callixte
Naletilić & Martinović
MICT-15-86 Completed Martinović, Vinko | Naletilić, Mladen
HALILOVIĆ, Sefer
MICT-14-72 Completed Halilović, Sefer
KARERA, François 
MICT-12-24 Completed Karera, François
SIMIĆ et al.
MICT-16-102 Completed Simić, Blagoje | Tadić, Miroslav | Zarić, Simo
KAJELIJELI, Juvénal
MICT-14-64 Completed Kajelijeli, Juvénal
KAYISHEMA, Clément et al. 
MICT-12-10 Completed Kayishema, Clément | Ruzindana, Obed
RUKUNDO, Emmanuel
MICT-13-35 Completed Rukundo, Emmanuel
KVOČKA et al.
MICT-14-81 Completed Radić, Mlađo | Žigić, Zoran
MUHIMANA, Mikaeli 
MICT-12-12 Completed Muhimana, Mikaeli
STANIŠIĆ and ŽUPLJANIN
MICT-13-53 Completed Stanišić, Mićo | Župljanin, Stojan
ĐORĐEVIĆ, Vlastimir
MICT-14-76 Completed Đorđević, Vlastimir
MUNYAKAZI, Yussuf 
MICT-12-18 Completed Munyakazi, Yussuf
MARTIĆ, Milan
MICT-14-82 Completed Martić, Milan
MUSEMA, Alfred
MICT-12-15 Completed Musema, Alfred
DOKMANOVIĆ, Slavko
MICT-16-104 Completed Dokmanović, Slavko
BOŠKOSKI and TARČULOVSKI
MICT-14-84 Completed Boškoski, Ljube | Tarčulovski, Johan
NCHAMIHIGO, Siméon 
MICT-12-19 Completed Nchamihigo, Siméon
JELISIĆ, Goran
MICT-14-63 Completed Jelisić, Goran
NTABAKUZE, Aloys
MICT-14-77 Completed Ntabakuze, Aloys
NDINDABAHIZI, Emmanuel 
MICT-12-08 Completed Ndindabahizi, Emmanuel
KAMUHANDA, Jean de Dieu
MICT-13-33 Completed Kamuhanda, Jean de Dieu
NDINDILIYIMANA et al. - "Military II"
MICT-13-43 Completed Bizimungu, Augustin | Ndindiliyimana, Augustin | Nzuwonemeye, Francois-Xavier | Sagahutu, Innocent
GALIĆ, Stanislav
MICT-14-83 Completed Galić, Stanislav
BRĐANIN, Radoslav
MICT-13-48 Completed Brđanin, Radoslav
NIYITEGEKA, Eliézer 
MICT-12-16 Completed Niyitegeka, Eliézer
NAHIMANA et al. - "Media"
MICT-13-37 Completed Barayagwiza, Jean-Bosco | Nahimana, Fernand | Ngeze, Hassan
NTAKIRUTIMANA, Elizaphan and Gérard 
MICT-12-17 Completed Ntakirutimana, Elizaphan | Ntakirutimana, Gérard
AKAYESU, Jean-Paul
MICT-13-30 Completed Akayesu, Jean-Paul
RENZAHO, Tharcisse 
MICT-12-03 Completed Renzaho, Tharcisse
ZELENOVIĆ, Dragan
MICT-15-89 Completed Zelenović, Dragan
RWAMAKUBA, André 
MICT-12-05 Completed Rwamakuba, André
NIKOLIĆ, Momir
MICT-14-65 Completed Nikolić, Momir
SERUSHAGO, Omar
MICT-12-28 Completed Serushago, Omar
ORIĆ, Naser
MICT-14-79 Completed Orić, Naser
ZIGIRANYIRAZO, Protais
MICT-12-27 Completed Zigiranyirazo, Protais
MILUTINOVIĆ et al.
MICT-14-67 Completed Lukić, Sreten | Pavković, Nebojša | Šainović, Nikola
POPOVIĆ et al.
MICT-15-85 Completed Beara, Ljubiša | Borovčanin, Ljubomir | Miletić, Radivoje | Nikolić, Drago | Pandurević, Vinko | Popović, Vujadin
ČEŠIĆ, Ranko
MICT-14-66 Completed Česić, Ranko
TOLIMIR, Zdravko
MICT-15-95 Completed Tolimir, Zdravko
DELIĆ, Rasim
MICT-14-74 Completed Delić, Rasim
HADŽIHASANOVIĆ & KUBURA
MICT-13-50 Completed Hadžihasanović, Enver | Kubura, Amir
GACUMBITSI, Sylvestre
MICT-13-31 Completed Gacumbitsi, Sylvestre
SIMBA, Aloys
MICT-14-62 Completed Simba, Aloys
JOJIĆ, Petar and RADETA, Vjerica
MICT-17-111 Contempt Jojić, Petar | Radeta, Vjerica
SEBUREZE, Deogratias
MICT-13-40 Contempt Sebureze, Deogratias
TURINABO, Maximilien
MICT-13-41 Contempt Turinabo, Maximilien
BIZIMANA, Augustin
MICT-13-39 At large Bizimana, Augustin
MPIRANYA, Protais
MICT-12-02 At large Mpiranya, Protais
KABUGA, Félicien
MICT-13-38 At large Kabuga, Félicien
MLADIĆ, Ratko
MICT-13-56 Pre-appeal Mladić, Ratko
KARADŽIĆ, Radovan
MICT-13-55 Pre-appeal Karadžić, Radovan
NGIRABATWARE, Augustin 
MICT-12-29 Review Ngirabatware, Augustin
MUNYARUGARAMA, Phénéas
MICT-12-09 Transferred Munyarugarama, Phénéas
NDIMBATI, Aloys
MICT-12-14 Transferred Ndimbati, Aloys
NTAGANZWA, Ladislas
MICT-12-21 Transferred Ntaganzwa, Ladislas
RYANDIKAYO
MICT-12-22 Transferred Ryandikayo
SIKUBWABO, Charles
MICT-12-13 Transferred Sikubwabo, Charles
STANKOVIĆ, Radovan
MICT-13-51 Transferred Stanković, Radovan
MUNYAGISHARI, Bernard
MICT-12-20 Transferred Munyagishari, Bernard
UWINKINDI, Jean
MICT-12-25 Transferred Uwinkindi, Jean
BUCYIBARUTA, Laurent
MICT-13-44 Transferred Bucyibaruta, Laurent
MUNYESHYAKA, Wenceslas
MICT-13-45 Transferred Munyeshyaka, Wenceslas
KAYISHEMA, Fulgence
MICT-12-23 Transferred Kayishema, Fulgence
STANIŠIĆ and SIMATOVIĆ
MICT-15-96 Trial Simatović, Franko | Stanišić, Jovica