Hague Tribunal

The past at stake

07/04/2016 -  Andrea Oskari Rossini Sarajevo

A conversation with Balkan expert Eric Gordy* on international justice and regional spillovers in the aftermath of the Karadžić and Šešelj verdicts

Šešelj verdict: the dissenting judge

08/04/2016 -  Andrea Oskari Rossini Sarajevo

Italian judge Flavia Lattanzi, one of three members of the Trial Chamber in the Vojislav Šešelj judgment, explains her opposition to the majority decision

The distance between the ICTY and us

05/03/2013 -  Refik Hodžić

The ICTY is monumentally important, but it forgot its true constituents. The recent, appeal judgments in the Gotovina and Perišić cases, the struggle for a common narrative about the traumatic past of the region

Justice far from reconciliation

05/03/2013 -  Janine N. Clark

The ICTY has helped to entrench competing ethnic narratives and rival claims of victimhood. The lesson of the South African experience and the importance of localized bodies for dealing with the past

Day 5: the ICTY debate

26/02/2013 -  Andrea Oskari Rossini

The Tribunal did its job as a criminal court, without reaching local societies. A first round up of the debate

Oluja crimes, a test for Croatian justice

10/12/2012 -  Drago Hedl Osijek

After the acquittal of generals Gotovina and Markač at the ICTY, the Croatian judiciary must demonstrate that they know how to judge the crimes committed by the Croatian side in the 90s, without the bias seen so far against the Serbs

The Hague after Mladić

16/06/2011 -  Andrea Rossini

The enthusiasm for Ratko Mladić’s arrest has generated a mission accomplished climate with regards to justice for the crimes committed in the ‘90s. There are still, however, many ongoing trials, both at The Hague and in the local Courts, and many cases still to investigate

A new Serbia

26/05/2011 -  Andrea Rossini

Mladić's arrest opens a new page for Serbia and for the whole region. On the XXth anniversary since the start of the dissolution of Yugoslavia, a sign that the ex-socialist country's long transition has come to an end. After thousands of victims. Our comment

ICTY, Djordjevic handed 27-year sentence

03/03/2011 -  Rachel Irwin

Former Serbian police chief Vlastimir Djordjevic was convicted of all five counts against him at the Hague, including responsibility for the murder of more than 700 ethnic Albanian civilians during the late Nineties conflict in Kosovo. From IWPR

My Personal Karadžić

28/07/2008 -  Zlatko Dizdarević

The lives of those he buried do not count. Justice does not count. Soldier Radovan Karadzic was sacrificed for the greater interest of Serbia and Europe. Now he can retire. Between the excitement and the bitterness of a sleepless night, Zlatko Dizdarevic remembers his encounters with the detainee

Boskovski Walks Free

23/07/2008 -  Risto Karajkov Skopje

On July 10, after a year in session, the ICTY at The Hague pronounced its verdict in the case of the two indictees from Macedonia. Former Interior Minister Ljube Boskovski was acquitted. Police commander Jovan Tarculovski was sentenced to 12 years

They Arrested Karadžić

22/07/2008 -  Luka Zanoni

The wind of change which arrived in Serbia made possible the arrest of Karadzic. The reactions in the country and the new European perspective for Belgrade. Our comment

Boskovski before The Hague

23/04/2007 -  Risto Karajkov Skopje

Monday, 16 April 2007 the trial against Macedonia's former Interior Minister from the time of the ethnic conflict in 2001, Ljube Boskovski, started at The Hague Criminal Tribunal. Together with him accused is also Johan Tarculovski, a police commander of the special police forces