International law

Bosnian Serb General Radislav Krstic Denied Early Release

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague has again rejected a request for early release filed by Radislav Krstic, the wartime commander of the Bosnian Serb Army's Drina Corps, who was convicted in 2004 of aiding and abetting genocide.

In February this year, Krstic asked to be released early on the basis of the law in Poland, where he is serving his sentence.

European investigation order filed with Italian authorities in Caracal case

Chief Prosecutor with Romania's Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) Felix Banila said on Friday that a European investigation order was filed with Italy's judicial authorities on August 7, for obtaining information regarding the Caracal case.

Hague Rejects Karadzic’s Plea to Reconsider Denial of Appeal

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals on Wednesday denied Radovan Karadzic's motion for an appeal chamber to be appointed at the Hague court to decide on his request to review a previous decision that rejected his appeal against the final verdict in his trial sentencing him to life in prison.

BIRN Offers Grants to Explore War Crimes Archives

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network has launched a call for proposals for small projects by journalists, artists, historians and civil society activists covering topics related to the archives of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and domestic courts in former Yugoslav countries that dealt with war crimes cases.

The US Is Delaying the Introduction of Additional Duties on Laptops, Phones and Toys from China

The US government will delay the introduction of additional 10 percent tariffs on certain Chinese goods, including laptops and cell phones, until December 15th. This was announced today by the US Permanent Trade Representative's Office, cited by international news agencies. The duties had to be put into force on September 1st.

Court in Skopje: Morina will not be extradited to Serbia - no basis for such measure

"Acting upon the request of the North Macedonian Foreign Ministry, the Criminal Court ruled that there was no basis for the extradition of Timor Morina to the Republic of Serbia", Basic Criminal Court in Skopje stated.
This decision was submitted to the Supreme Court of North Macedonia as it will have final word regarding this case.

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