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Judge Theodor Meron appointed to new term as President of the Mechanism

The Hague, Arusha, 1 Mar 2016

The United Nations Secretary-General has appointed Judge Theodor Meron to a new term as President of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), effective 1 March 2016. President Meron’s new term will continue...

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Serge Brammertz appointed Mechanism Prosecutor

The Hague, Arusha, 1 Mar 2016

On 29 February 2016, the United Nations Security Council, on the nomination by the UN Secretary-General, appointed Serge Brammertz as Prosecutor of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals for a term effective 1...

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Autopsy confirms Tolimir died of natural causes

The Hague, 12 Feb 2016

Following the death of Zdravko Tolimir in the UN Detention Unit in Scheveningen on 8 February 2016, an autopsy was conducted by the Dutch authorities as part of the standard procedures mandated under Dutch national law. The...

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Zdravko Tolimir passed away in Detention Unit

The Hague, 9 Feb 2016

Zdravko Tolimir

Zdravko Tolimir passed away last night in the UN Detention Unit (UNDU) in Scheveningen. The Medical Officer was called immediately and the Dutch authorities have commenced standard investigations as mandated under Dutch...

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United Nations Security Council completes review of Mechanism’s progress

The Hague, Arusha, 23 Dec 2015

On 22 December, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2256 (2015) noting inter alia the completion of its first review of the progress of the work of the Mechanism.

In November 2015, the...

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Initial appearance of Stanišić and Simatović before the Mechanism

The Hague, Arusha, 18 Dec 2015

Franko Simatović and Jovica Stanišić

The initial appearance of Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović was held today at The Hague branch of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT). Both accused entered a plea of not guilty before Pre-Trial Judge...

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Stanišić and Simatović Initial Appearance to be held on 18 December 2015

The Hague, 17 Dec 2015

The initial appearance of Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović is scheduled to be held tomorrow, Friday, 18 December 2015 at 14:30 in courtroom I, before Judge Hall.

 

 

Rwandan Genocide Fugitive Arrested in the DRC

The Hague, Arusha, 9 Dec 2015

Ladislas Ntaganzwa

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have today arrested one of the nine ICTR fugitives, Ladislas Ntaganzwa, a former mayor of Nyakizu Commune in the Prefecture of Butare.

Mr Ntaganzwa was indicted by the...

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President Meron addresses the UN Security Council

The Hague, 9 Dec 2015

President of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), Judge Theodor Meron
President of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), Judge Theodor Meron, today presented the latest progress report on the work of the Mechanism to the United Nations Security Council.
 
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Prosecutor Jallow addresses UN Security Council

The Hague, 9 Dec 2015

The Prosecutor of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), Justice Hassan B. Jallow, today, presented his latest six-monthly report on the activities...

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