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Chief Prosecutor Brammertz presents remarks on the protection of cultural heritage in Geneva

The Hague, 26 April 2019

Chief Prosecutor Brammertz presents remarks on the protection of cultural heritage in Geneva

Mechanism Chief Prosecutor Serge Brammertz presented remarks today in Geneva at the conference on the protection of cultural heritage marking the 20th anniversary of the 1999 Second Protocol to the 1954 Hague Convention, convened jointly by…

 

President Agius opens exhibition in Pula on crimes committed in Ahmići

The Hague, 26 April 2019

President Carmel Agius | Photo © Ajdin Kamber
President Carmel Agius | Photo © Ajdin Kamber

The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Carmel Agius, today opened an exhibition at the SENSE Transitional Justice Center in Pula, Croatia, focusing on the crimes committed in Ahmići,…

 

Chief Prosecutor Brammertz meets with High Commissioner for Human Rights Bachelet

The Hague, 26 April 2019

Mechanism Prosecutor Brammertz and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Bachelet
Mechanism Prosecutor Brammertz and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Bachelet

Mechanism Chief Prosecutor Brammertz and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Bachelet met on Thursday in Geneva to discuss issues of mutual interest in relation to the fight against impunity for serious international crimes and gross human…

 

Mechanism Releases User Guide for the ICTY Court Records Database

The Hague, 25 April 2019

ICTY Court Records Database - User guide

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) has today released in English, French and Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, a…

 

President Agius delivers closing remarks at the Kwibuka25 conference in The Hague

The Hague, 17 April 2019

Mechanism President, Judge Carmel Agius, presents the closing lecture at the Kwibuka25 conference entitled “The Genocide against the Tutsi 25 Years On: What Lessons Has the World Learned from Rwanda in Prevention and Responses to Genocides Worldwide?” at the Peace Palace in The Hague on 17 April 2019.
Mechanism President, Judge Carmel Agius, presents the closing lecture at the Kwibuka25 conference entitled “The Genocide against the Tutsi 25 Years On: What Lessons Has the World Learned from Rwanda in Prevention and Responses to Genocides Worldwide?” at the Peace Palace in The Hague on 17 April 2019.

The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Carmel Agius, today delivered the closing remarks at the Kwibuka25 conference entitled “The Genocide against the Tutsi 25 Years On: What Lessons Has…

 

Mechanism OTP delivered advanced training on investigating and prosecuting sexual and gender based violence

The Hague, 17 April 2019

Mechanism OTP delivered advanced training on investigating and prosecuting sexual and gender based violence

At the invitation of the Minister of Justice of Serbia, the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism OTP), the War Crimes Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Serbia (WCPO) and the…

 

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz addresses the 25th Rwandan Genocide commemoration in The Hague

The Hague, 8 April 2019

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz
Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz of the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) today addressed the 25th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis at the City Hall of The Hague…

 

Mechanism President Agius concludes historic visit to Rwanda

The Hague, 8 April 2019

President Carmel Agius
President Carmel Agius

On 8 April 2019, the President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Carmel Agius, concluded his first official visit to the Republic of Rwanda (Rwanda). The visit took place on the occasion of the 25th…

 

Mechanism President to conduct first official visit to Rwanda

Arusha, 29 March 2019

President Carmel Agius
President Carmel Agius

The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Carmel Agius, will conduct an official visit to the Republic of Rwanda from 1 to 7 April 2019.

 

The Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals delivers judgement in the Karadžić case

The Hague, 20 March 2019

The Appeals Chamber
The Appeals Chamber

The Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals composed of Judge Vagn Prüsse Joensen, presiding, Judge William Hussein Sekule, Judge José Ricardo de Prada Solaesa, Judge Graciela Susana Gatti Santana, and Judge…