News

Prosecutor Jallow gives statement on 20th anniversary of Rwandan genocide

The Hague, 6 Apr 2014

Hassan B. Jallow, Prosecutor of the ICTR and the MICT

Hassan B. Jallow, Prosecutor of the ICTR and the MICT, issued a statement today to mark the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide that began on 6 April, followed by a hundred days of the killing of a reported one...

Read more

ICTR Launches Website Commemorating 20th Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

Arusha, 4 Apr 2014

Screenshot of the ICTR Remembers website

To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) today launched a new website entitled...

Read more

MICT and ICTR Celebrate International Women’s Day

Arusha, 10 Mar 2014

Maasai women from a local NGO "Return Home Development Organisation" attended the event

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) marked today International Women’s Day in collaboration with the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) as a combined UN Office in Arusha, Tanzania. The...

Read more

Arusha Spouses’ Association makes donation for school water point

, 17 Feb 2014

On 11 February the Arusha Spouses’ Association (ASA) received a donation in the amount of $ 4,040 for the funding of a water point at the Sombetini Primary School in Arusha, Tanzania. A unique initiative facilitated by the...

Read more

Milan Lukić transferred to Estonia to serve sentence

The Hague, 11 Feb 2014

Milan Lukić, former leader of a group of local Bosnian Serb paramilitaries in the south-eastern Bosnian town of Višegrad, was transferred on Monday, 10 February to Estonia to serve his sentence. 

Milan Lukić was...

Read more

New search tool on ICTR and ICTY jurisprudence

The Hague, 16 Dec 2013

ICTR/ICTY Case Law Database

A new international criminal justice research tool has been released online to facilitate public access to the vast collection of jurisprudence produced by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda...

Read more

President Meron’s address to the UN Security Council

The Hague, 5 Dec 2013

UN Security Council

President of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), Judge Theodor Meron, today updated the United Nations Security Council on the work of the Mechanism as it moves forward in its second year of existence....

Read more

United Nations and Tanzania sign agreement on Mechanism headquarters

Arusha, 29 Nov 2013

John Hocking, MICT Registrar; Miguel de Serpa Soares, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs; Samuel Akorimo, Officer in charge of the MICT Registry-Arusha branch, during a site visit of the future MICT Facility in Arusha, Tanzania.

The Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr. Miguel de Serpa Soares, visited the United Republic of Tanzania this week to sign an agreement between the United Nations and the United...

Read more

United Nations and Tanzania sign agreement on Mechanism headquarters

Arusha, 29 Nov 2013

Miguel Serpa Soares, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, and Bernard K.Membe, Tanzania Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr. Miguel de Serpa Soares, visited the United Republic of Tanzania this week to sign an agreement between the United Nations and the United...

Read more

United Nations and Tanzania sign agreement on Mechanism headquarters

Arusha, 29 Nov 2013

Miguel Serpa Soares, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, and Bernard K.Membe, Tanzania Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr. Miguel de Serpa Soares, visited the United Republic of Tanzania this week to sign an agreement between the United Nations and the United...

Read more