Serge Brammertz

Ratko Mladic Deserves Double Genocide Conviction: UN Prosecutor

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz told BIRN in an interview ahead of Ratko Mladic's trial verdict on Tuesday that he believes the crimes by Bosnian Serb forces committed in five Bosnian municipalities in 1992 represented the beginning of a genocide  in the country which culminated in Srebrenica in July 1995.

Brammertz: Mladic's final verdict "He sees himself as an officer carrying out orders"

"We confronted him with 167 witnesses - they were brave people."
The final verdict against Ratko Mladic, scheduled for Tuesday (June 8th), is especially important for the victims, says Serge Brammertz, the chief prosecutor for the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals.

Hague Prosecutor: Balkan States Cooperating Poorly on War Cases

Serge Brammertz, the chief prosecutor at the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, told a meeting of prosecutors from former Yugoslav countries about cooperation in war crime cases in Sarajevo on Wednesday that "too little has been done on regional cooperation in the past three years".

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.