Vjerica Radeta

Hague Tribunal Urged to Report Serbia to UN Security Council

Judge Liu Daqun of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals in The Hague issued a ruling on Friday calling on the president of the court to "notify the [UN] Security Council of Serbia's failure to comply with its obligations" for failing to arrest wanted Serbian Radical Party politicians Petar Jojic and Vjerica Radeta.

UN Court Rejects Serbia’s Demand to Try Radicals in Belgrade

The appeals chamber of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals on Monday dismissed an appeal filed by Serbia against its decision not to allow two members of the Serbian Radical Party accused of contempt of court to stand trial in Belgrade rather than at the UN court in The Hague.

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.