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Prosecutor Brammertz on mission to Kigali

Arusha, 23 April 2021

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz
Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

Chief Prosecutor Serge Brammertz of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) will visit Kigali, Rwanda from 26 to 30 April as part of his preparations for his regular biannual report to the United Nations Security…

 

Mechanism Statement on operations during COVID-19

Arusha, The Hague, 23 April 2021

Mechanism Statement on operations during COVID-19

Since the confirmation of the COVID-19 pandemic and its Statement on operations during COVID-19 of 19 March 2020, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (‘Mechanism’) has continued to closely follow developments in…

 

Conclusion of closing arguments in Prosecutor v. Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović

The Hague, 14 April 2021

Conclusion of closing arguments in Prosecutor v. Jovica Stanišić and  Franko Simatović.
Conclusion of closing arguments in Prosecutor v. Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović.

The Trial Chamber at the Hague Branch of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), composed of Judges Burton Hall (The Bahamas), presiding, Joseph Masanche (Tanzania), and Seon Ki Park (South Korea), today concluded…

 

IRMCT Principals’ statement on the occasion of the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, 7 April 2021

The Hague, Arusha, 7 April 2021

IRMCT Principals’ statement on the occasion of the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, 7 April 2021

On this International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT), its Judges and staff join the Rwandan people to remember the over 800,000 men, women…

 

Closing arguments in Prosecutor v. Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović to take place on 12, 13 and 14 April 2021: Practical information and case background

The Hague, 6 April 2021

Closing arguments in Prosecutor v. Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović

The closing arguments in the case of Prosecutor v. Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović before the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) will take place on Monday, 12 April 2021, Tuesday, 13 April 2021 and…

 

Mechanism deeply saddened by passing of President Magufuli

Arusha, The Hague, 18 March 2021

Mechanism deeply saddened by passing of President Magufuli

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) is deeply saddened by the passing of H.E. Dr. John Pombe Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania (Tanzania), on Wednesday, 17 March 2021. It joins the…

 

Resuming of trial in the Turinabo et al. contempt case: Practical information and case background

Arusha, 5 March 2021

Turinabo et al

The trial in the contempt case of Prosecutor v. Maximilien Turinabo et al. (MICT-18-116-T) before the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) will resume before Judge Vagn Joensen…

 

Publication Mechanism’s 2020 Essay Volume launched

The Hague, 3 March 2021

Publication Mechanism’s 2020 Essay Volume launched

Today the Mechanism Information Programme for Affected Communities (MIP) was pleased to launch the Mechanism’s 2020 Essay Volume.

 

Lecture on crimes committed in Kosovo

The Hague, 19 February 2021

Lecture on crimes committed in Kosovo

On 19 February, the Mechanism’s Information Programme for Affected Communities (MIP) held an online lecture for students from Pristina and Belgrade on the ICTY trials regarding the crimes committed in Kosovo during 1998 and 1999. The lecture was…

 

Mechanism Mourns the Loss of Judge Gberdao Gustave Kam

Arusha, The Hague, 18 February 2021

 Judge Gberdao Gustave Kam

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Mechanism Judge Gberdao Gustave Kam of Burkina Faso.