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The Mechanism orders Turkey to release Judge Aydin Sefa Akay

Arusha, The Hague, 31 Jan 2017

The United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals today ordered the Government of the Republic of Turkey to cease all legal proceedings against Judge Aydin Sefa Akay and to take all necessary measures to ensure...

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The Mechanism joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Arusha, The Hague, 24 Jan 2017

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT” or “Mechanism”) has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition (“DPC”); a non-profit organization that advocates...

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The Mechanism launches new and enhanced version of website

Arusha, The Hague, 4 Jan 2017

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT”) yesterday launched an updated and improved version of its website, as part of its ongoing efforts to promote greater accessibility and transparency of information....

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The Mechanism Completes the Transfer of ICTR Records

Arusha, 13 Dec 2016

The records from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”) have now all been transferred into the custody of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“Mechanism”). The completion of this process, which...

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President Meron addresses the UN Security Council and urges the release of Judge Aydin Sefa Akay from detention

Arusha, The Hague, 8 Dec 2016

President Judge Theodor Meron

The President of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT” and “Mechanism”), Judge Theodor Meron, today presented the latest progress report on the work of the MICT to the United Nations Security Council and...

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Prosecutor Serge Brammertz addresses the United Nations Security Council

Arusha, The Hague, 8 Dec 2016

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) and International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) today addressed the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
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United Nations Secretary-General appoints Mr. Olufemi Elias as Registrar of the Mechanism

Arusha, The Hague, 29 Nov 2016

Mr. Olufemi Elias

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced yesterday the appointment of Mr. Olufemi Elias of Nigeria as the Registrar of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT” or “Mechanism”), effective 1 January 2017....

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Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals opens its new premises of the Arusha branch

Arusha, 28 Nov 2016

The official opening of the new premises of the Arusha Branch of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT” or “Mechanism”) was marked by a ceremony held on Friday, 25 November 2016, in Arusha, presided over by...

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Media invited to attend the official opening of the Arusha premises of the United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals

Arusha, 21 Nov 2016

Media are invited to attend the official opening ceremony of the new premises of the United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT”) in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania. The MICT President, Judge...

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MICT Prosecutor Serge Brammertz speaks at the meeting on establishing the Great Lakes Judicial Cooperation Network

The Hague, 14 Nov 2016

Prosecutor Brammertz with the conference participants establishing the Great Lakes Judicial Cooperation Network

MICT Prosecutor Serge Brammertz was in Nairobi, Kenya on 10 and 11 November, where he was a lead participant in a conference to establish the Great Lakes Judicial Cooperation Network.

Speaking at the Opening Session,...

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