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International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: Six Former Croatian Leaders Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity

(June 4, 2013) According to a press release from the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), on May 29, 2013, the Tribunal convicted six former senior Croatian officials of “crimes against humanity, violations of the laws or customs of war, and grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions committed between 1992 and 1994.” (Press […]

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: Final Trial Opens

(Oct. 19, 2012) On October 16, 2012, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) began its last trial. Goran Hadzic is the final defendant of 161 individuals tried by the Tribunal; he is accused of crimes against humanity and violating the law and customs of war. (Sarah Paulsworth, ICTY Opens Final War Crimes […]

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: War Crimes Conviction for Seven Serbs

(June 16, 2010) On June 10, 2010, two former Bosnian Serb officers were given sentences of life in prison by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), for crimes of genocide, extermination, murder, and persecution). Vujadin Popović and Ljubiša Beara, the chiefs of security for different branches of the Serb army, were convicted […]

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda; International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia; United Nations: Tribunal Officials Urge More Support for Genocide Trials

(June 2, 2008) On June 4, 2008, the Presidents and Prosecutors of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) stated to the United Nations Security Council that more efforts must be made to arrest fugitives responsible for genocide and other atrocities. They also called for […]