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ICTY: UNSC Increases the Number of Judges

2010-03-18, New York, NY, USA. The UNSC unanimously adopted Resolution 1915 (2010) increasing the number of judges to 13 (over the max of 12 under Art. 12 of the ICTY Statute) until June 30 or completion of the Popović case, whichever is sooner.

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2010/03/20 at 11:16

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ICTY: Vasiljevic: Mitar Released

2010-03-15, The Hague, The Netherlands. The Tribunal’s President approved an early release of  Mitar Vasiljevic, a former member of a paramilitary group White Eagles that committed crimes in Visegrad municipality. Mitar Vasiljevic served 2/3 of his 15-year sentence. Mitar cooperated with the OTP.  Austrian government noted Mitar’s good behaviour in the prison and his excellent work in the prison’s kitchen.

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2010/03/19 at 14:05

ICTY: Karadzic: Trial Resumes

2010-03-01, The Hague. The trial resumed today with the opening statement of the Accused, that described the actions of the RS and SDS as a reaction to steps taken by the Bosnian Muslims and Croats. The accused discounted Serb’s liability for the siege of Sarajevo generally, and  Markale incidents more specifically, as well as denied commission of crimes at the Serb-controlled detention camps.

The Court-appointed counsel, Richard Harvey, was also present at the hearing.

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2010/03/01 at 21:19