Hague Court

Hague Prosecutor Criticises Serbian Politicians for Genocide Denial

The chief prosecutor at the UN-backed Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, Serge Brammertz, told the UN Security Council in New York on Wednesday that comments by two Serbian politicians on last week's 24th anniversary of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide were intolerable.

Srebrenica Convictions are ‘Triumph of Justice’, Says Karadzic Prosecutor

"The challenges in investigating and prosecuting genocide were immense," Alan Tieger, who was in charge of the case against Radovan Karadzic at the UN court in The Hague, told BIRN ahead of the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacres on Thursday.

Serbia to Challenge Extradition of Radicals to Hague

Serbian Justice Minister Nela Kuburovic said on Friday that it was "hypocritical" of the UN court to say that witnesses did not dare to appear in court in Belgrade and that therefore the two Serbian Radical Party officials had to be tried in The Hague.

"Serbia has the right to appeal. It will refute the decision," Kuburovic said, Serbia's Happy TV station reported.

Serbian Radicals’ Case Returned to Hague Due to Witness Fears

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals said on Tuesday that it will return the proceedings against ultranationalist politicians Petar Jojic and Vjerica Radeta to The Hague from Belgrade because witnesses were unwilling to reveal information to the Serbian authorities out of fear for their lives and safety.

Hague Prosecution Calls Kosovo MP for Questioning

Blerim Kuci. Photo: BIRN.

"Today I received the invitation letter and the order to appear before the high prosecutor of the Specialist Prosecutor's Office in The Hague, on March 12, 2019," Kuci wrote in a statement sent to local media on Thursday.

He added that he will "fulfil the obligation and will respond to this order".

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