International law

Bosnian Serb War Criminal Sent Back to Hague Custody from Denmark

The UN's Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague has said that Radoslav Brdjanin, who is serving a 30-year sentence for crimes against humanity during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, has been sent back to the UN Detention Unit from prison in Denmark.

Germany: Afghan woman murdered by her brothers in “honour killing” – Political confrontation about the failed integration of foreigners

“We need an open debate on the failed integration of foreigners due to the values ​​being transferred to Germany from the countries of origin”

Approximately 152,600 persons through border crossing points at country-wide level in past 24 hrs

Approximately 152,600 persons, Romanian and foreign citizens, with over 41,300 vehicles (of which 15,600 trucks) conducted control formalities through the border crossing points at the level of the entire country in the past 24 hours, informs the General Inspectorate of the Border Police on Wednesday.

Bosnian War Crimes Denial Ban Causes Trial Postponement

A hearing in the trial of four former Bosnian Serb police officers accused of persecuting Bosniak civilians in the Vlasenica area during wartime was postponed on Wednesday because defence lawyers said they did not know how far they could go in defending their clients in light of legislative changes banning the denial of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Approximately 174,200 people cross border points in last 24 hours

Approximately 174,200 people, Romanian and foreign citizens, with over 41,800 means of transportation (of which 9,900 trucks) have presented themselves to carry out their formalities at the border crossing points nationwide, in the last 24 hours, according to a press release sent by the General Inspectorate of the Border Police (IGPF) to AGERPRES on Monday.

Bosnia’s High Representative Imposes Genocide Denial Ban

Valentin Inzko announced on Friday that he has imposed an amendment to Bosnia and Herzegovina's criminal code to outlaw the public denial, condoning, trivialisation or justification of genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes when this is done in a way that is "likely to incite to violence or hatred".

UK Court’s Extradition Ruling Lays Bare Romanian Judiciary Failings

In rejecting a Romanian extradition request for a fugitive tycoon, the UK High Court questioned the "fairness" of his original conviction and the integrity of the judge, pointing a finger at what experts say are endemic shortcomings in the Romanian judicial system.