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Mechanism joins in commemorating the 22nd anniversary of the Rwandan genocide

Arusha, 7 Apr 2016

Head of MICT Registry – Arusha branch, Mr. Samuel Akorimo places flowers during memorial service at East African Community (EAC) Headquarters.
The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) joins in the worldwide commemoration of the 22nd anniversary of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, during which Hutu and others who opposed the genocide were... Read more

Statement by MICT Prosecutor Serge Brammertz Regarding Appeal of the Vojislav Šešelj Trial Judgement

The Hague, 6 Apr 2016

After reviewing the written reasons given by the Trial Chamber Majority for acquitting Vojislav Šešelj of all charges, my Office has decided to appeal the Judgement. Given the far reaching nature of the errors we have...

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The Mechanism Launches First Online Exhibition of Archives

Arusha, The Hague, 5 Apr 2016

The Mechanism today launched its first online exhibition entitled “A Glimpse into the Archives”.  

The purpose of this exhibition is to allow the...

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Florence Hartmann Granted Early Release

The Hague, 29 Mar 2016

The Mechanism’s President today issued a decision on the "Urgent Request to the President of the MICT to Grant Florence Hartmann Early Release", which was dated 25 March 2016 and transmitted to the Mechanism’s President on 29... Read more

Registry statement on the arrest and detention of Florence Hartmann

The Hague, 29 Mar 2016

Florence Hartman was arrested by UN Security Officers pursuant to an outstanding arrest warrant at the premises of the Mechanism on 24 March 2016.

Following her arrest, her counsel filed a complaint regarding the...

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Mechanism arrests contempt convict

The Hague, 24 Mar 2016

The Mechanism arrested today at its premises in The Hague Ms Florence Hartmann, executing an outstanding arrest warrant issued in November 2011 by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former... Read more

DRC Transfers Ladislas Ntaganzwa to Rwanda

The Hague, Arusha, 21 Mar 2016

Ladislas Ntaganzwa

Ladislas Ntaganzwa, one of nine ICTR fugitives wanted for trial for crimes committed during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, was transferred yesterday by the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Rwanda for trial, pursuant to an...

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“Pledge for Parity”: the Mechanism Marks International Women’s Day 2016

Arusha, 9 Mar 2016

From left to right: Janet Lemo, from the Arusha Secondary School; Sera Attika, MICT Focal Point for Women;Justice Modesta Opiyo, Judge at the High Court of Tanzania; and Ms. Sarah Kilemi, Coordinator of the ICTR Liquidation Team

On 8 March 2016, the Arusha branch of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) observed International Women’s Day (IWD) 2016 with a series of events to celebrate this year’s IWD global theme, “Pledge for...

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“Pledge for Parity”: the Mechanism Marks International Women’s Day 2016

Arusha, 9 Mar 2016

The girls and the mentors, as well as Justice Modesta Opiyo and Ms. Sarah Kilemi, speakers at the event

On 8 March 2016, the Arusha branch of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) observed International Women’s Day (IWD) 2016 with a series of events to celebrate this year’s IWD global theme, “Pledge for...

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“Pledge for Parity”: the Mechanism Marks International Women’s Day 2016

Arusha, 9 Mar 2016

Tunu Mwinyimbegu, from the Longido Secondary School

On 8 March 2016, the Arusha branch of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) observed International Women’s Day (IWD) 2016 with a series of events to celebrate this year’s IWD global theme, “Pledge for...

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