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Prosecutor Serge Brammertz addresses the United Nations Security Council

Arusha, The Hague, 8 June 2020

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz
Prosecutor Serge Brammertz
Prosecutor Serge Brammertz of the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) today addressed the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
 

President Agius briefs UN Security Council on progress of Mechanism’s work

Arusha, The Hague, 8 June 2020

UNSC
The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Carmel Agius, today presented the Mechanism’s sixteenth progress report to the United Nations Security Council (Council) by video-teleconference from The…
 

Mechanism Prosecutor Serge Brammertz confirms the death of fugitive Augustin Bizimana

Arusha, The Hague, 22 May 2020

Augustin Bizimana
Augustin Bizimana

The Mechanism Office of the Prosecutor confirms today the death of Augustin Bizimana, one of the major fugitives alleged to have been a senior leader of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. This confirmation is based on the conclusive…

 

Mechanism fugitive Félicien Kabuga arrested today

Arusha, The Hague, 16 May 2020

Félicien Kabuga
Félicien Kabuga

Today, Félicien Kabuga – one of the world’s most wanted fugitives who is alleged to have been a leading figure in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda – was arrested in Paris by French authorities as the result of a joint investigation…

 

Prosecutor Brammertz meets with War Crimes Prosecutor of Serbia

The Hague, 13 May 2020

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz
Prosecutor Serge Brammertz
On Tuesday, 12 May 2020, Mechanism Chief Prosecutor, Serge Brammertz held a telephone meeting with Snezana Stanojkovic, War Crimes Prosecutor of Serbia, as part of preparations for his regular biannual report to the UN Security Council (UNSC).
 

Prosecutor Brammertz holds video conference with BiH Chief Prosecutor Gordana Tadić

The Hague, 6 May 2020

Video Conference Brammertz Tadic
The Mechanism Chief Prosecutor, Serge Brammertz yesterday held a video conference with Chief Prosecutor Gordana Tadić of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina (POBiH), as part of preparations for his regular biannual report to the United…
 

Tanzania’s Minister for Constitutional and Legal Affairs Dies in Dodoma

Arusha, 4 May 2020

Dr. Augustine Mahiga
The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) joins the rest of United Nations in Tanzania, the diplomatic community in the United Republic of Tanzania (Tanzania) and the international community in conveying its deepest…
 

IRMCT Principals’ Joint Message – Genocide Commemoration on 7 April 2020

Arusha, The Hague, 7 April 2020

IRMCT Principals: President Carmel Agius (center) with Prosecutor Serge Brammertz (right) and Registrar Olufemi Elias (left).
IRMCT Principals: President Carmel Agius (center) with Prosecutor Serge Brammertz (right) and Registrar Olufemi Elias (left).
On this International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) remembers the men, women and children who were massacred by Hutu extremists during the 100…
 

IRMCT statement on operations during COVID-19

Arusha, The Hague, 31 March 2020

COVID

Since the confirmation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mechanism has been closely following developments in each of the countries where its branches and field offices are located, as well as the advice and guidelines of the World Health…