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Mechanism’s Rules of Detention enter into force and detention related Regulations are issued

Arusha, The Hague, 5 Dec 2018

A cell at the United Nations Detention Unit in The Hague.

Today, 5 December 2018, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals’ (Mechanism) Rules Governing the Detention of Persons Awaiting Trial or Appeal before the Mechanism or Otherwise Detained on the Authority...

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The Mechanism hosts the 18th Annual ICRC All Africa International Humanitarian Law Competition in Arusha

Arusha, 26 Nov 2018

On Saturday 24 November 2018, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) hosted the finals of the 18th Annual International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) All Africa IHL Competition at the...

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President Meron meets Serbian Prime Minister Brnabić, challenges her statements denying genocide in Srebrenica

The Hague, 20 Nov 2018

The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Theodor Meron, concluded his final visit to Serbia today with a meeting with the Serbian Prime Minister, Ms. Ana Brnabić.

Mechanism President Meron on official visit to Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia

The Hague, 19 Nov 2018

President Theodor Meron

The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Theodor Meron, will be on an official visit to Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), and Croatia from 19 to 22 November 2018.

Prosecutor on mission to Kigali

Arusha, 14 Nov 2018

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

Mechanism Prosecutor Serge Brammertz will visit Kigali from 15 to 16 November, as part of preparations for his regular biannual report to the UN Security Council.

The Mechanism and other International Organizations host the second International Organizations Open Day in Arusha

Arusha, 5 Nov 2018

Deputy Mayor of Arusha, Mr. Paul Peter Mathytesen; Deputy Commander of Prisons of Arusha, Hon. Justice Dr Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, President – East African Court of Justice ; Mr. Michael Oyunzuwe, Director of Administration and Finance - Pan-African Postal union; Hon. Kalisti Lazaro Bukhay, Lord Mayor of Arusha; Hon. Ambassador Libérat Mfumukeko, Secretary General – East African Community; Hon. Dr. Augustine Mahiga, Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Co-operation; Hon. Judge William H. Sekule, Inter

On Saturday, 3 November 2018, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), together with the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the African Institute of International Law; the African Union...

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Dutch authorities conclude criminal investigation into Slobodan Praljak’s death

The Hague, 2 Nov 2018

Today the Hague Public Prosecutor’s Office released the report on the death of Mr. Slobodan Praljak, one of the six appellants in the Prlić et al. case of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia...

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Prosecutor on mission to Sarajevo

The Hague, 29 Oct 2018

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

Mechanism Prosecutor Serge Brammertz will visit Sarajevo from 29 to 31 October, as part of preparations for his regular biannual report to the UN Security Council (UNSC).

Mechanism and other International Organizations based in Arusha invite the public to the Arusha International Organizations Day

Arusha, 26 Oct 2018

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) and other international, regional and sub-regional organizations in Arusha will host the second Arusha International Organizations Open Day on Saturday, 3...

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Mechanism marks UN Day with students

Arusha, 24 Oct 2018

Picture of Mechanism Registrar Olufemi Elias and students from various international schools in Arusha

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) today joins the world in marking United Nations (UN) Day at its Arusha branch by welcoming to its premises students from various international schools in...

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