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Prosecutor on Mission to Kigali

Arusha, 3 Sep 2020

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

Mechanism Prosecutor Serge Brammertz visited Kigali from 25 August to 3 September 2020. This was the Prosecutor’s first visit to Kigali since the arrest of Félicien Kabuga on 16 May 2020.

Mechanism launches Unified Court Records database

Arusha, The Hague, 1 Sep 2020

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) today launched a new Unified Court Records database (UCR), which for the first time brings together all public judicial records of the International...

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30 August marks the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Arusha/The Hague, 30 Aug 2020

The conflicts in the former Yugoslavia led to the disappearance of over 35000 people. While approximately 25000 cases have been resolved, the families of over 10,000 missing persons are still searching for their loved ones,...

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The Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals hears oral arguments in the Mladić case

The Hague, 26 Aug 2020

The Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), composed of Judge Prisca Matimba Nyambe, presiding, Judge Aminatta Lois Runeni N’gum, Judge Gberdao Gustave Kam, Judge Seymour...

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Ratko Mladić appeal hearing taking place on 25 and 26 August 2020: Practical information and case background

The Hague, 19 Aug 2020

Mladić Ratko Appeal Hearing

The appeal hearing in the case of Prosecutor v. Ratko Mladić before the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (“Mechanism”) will take place on Tuesday, 25 August 2020 and Wednesday, 26...

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IRMCT Principals’ Joint Statement: International Criminal Justice Day on 17 July 2020

Arusha, The Hague, 17 Jul 2020

Mechanism principals

Today the three Principals of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), President Carmel Agius, Prosecutor Serge Brammertz, and Registrar Abubacarr Tambadou issued the following statement to mark...

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Mechanism marks twenty-five years since the Srebrenica genocide

Arusha, The Hague, 11 Jul 2020

The three Principals of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), President Carmel Agius, Prosecutor Serge Brammertz and Registrar Abubacarr Tambadou, today joined in marking the twenty-fifth...

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UN Secretary-General appoints Mr. Abubacarr Marie Tambadou as Registrar of the Mechanism

Arusha, The Hague, 2 Jul 2020

Mr. Abubacarr Marie Tambadou

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced his appointment of Mr. Abubacarr Marie Tambadou of the Republic of The Gambia as the new Registrar of the Mechanism, effective 1 July 2020.

UN Secretary-General reappoints Judge Carmel Agius as Mechanism President and renews terms of Mechanism Judges

Arusha, The Hague, 30 Jun 2020

President Carmel Agius

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Judge Carmel Agius to a second term of office as President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), with effect from 1 July...

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UN Security Council reappoints Prosecutor Serge Brammertz and completes review of Mechanism’s progress of work

Arusha, The Hague, 26 Jun 2020

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

The United Nations Security Council, by resolution 2529 (2020), yesterday reappointed Prosecutor Serge Brammertz to a new term as Prosecutor of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), with...

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