International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
The proposal to establish the new tribunal was passed by 89 votes to 22 in parliament on Wednesday, although Prime Minister Hashim Thaci called it “the biggest injustice and insult which could be done to Kosovo and its people”.
BELGRADE - Establishing a special court for war crimes committed by the self-styled Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) (an ethnic Albanian paramilitary formation) against Serbs and other non-Albanians in Kosovo-Metohija in 1998 and 1999 is a necessity, Serbia's deputy war crimes prosecutor Bruno Vekaric said on Wednesday.
BELGRADE - Rasim Ljajic, chairman of the National Council for Cooperation with the Hague Tribunal, said on Monday that Serbia had requested from the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) to return the entire documentation that had not been used in the proceedings before that court.
THE HAGUE- The hearing concerning the mutual ćarges of genocide between Croatia and Serbia held before the International Court of Justice and referring to the 1991-1995 war was completed on Tuesday.
The Croatian team replied to Serbian claims by saying that Croatia's Operation Storm had not been a genocide and asked the court to reject Serbia's countersuit.
"Hague scenario" at work in Kosovo, lawyers say
KOSOVSKA MITROVICA -- The legal team defending Oliver Ivanović warned on Monday that a "Hague scenario was now at work in Kosovo and Metohija."
They said the investigation against the Serb politician from northern Kosovo "was not being conducted in a transparent manner."