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Conclusion of witness testimony in the Stanišić and Simatović case

The Hague, 8 October 2020

Conclusion of witness testimony in the Stanišić and Simatović case

Today, at the Hague branch of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), a Trial Chamber composed of Judge Burton Hall (Presiding) of the Bahamas, Judge Joseph Masanche of Tanzania, and Judge Seon Ki Park of South…

 

The Mechanism Registrar meets with the President of the East African Court of Justice and the Arusha Regional Commissioner

Arusha, 24 September 2020

IRMCT Registrar, Mr. Abubacarr Tambadou and Dr. Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, President of the East African Court of Justice.
IRMCT Registrar, Mr. Abubacarr Tambadou and Dr. Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, President of the East African Court of Justice.

In the spirit of promoting greater collaboration and partnerships between the Arusha Branch of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (“Mechanism”) and other judicial institutions hosted in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania…

 

The Mechanism welcomes 30 newly recruited security officials in its Arusha branch

Arusha, 19 September 2020

The Mechanism welcomes 30 newly recruited security officials in its Arusha branch

On Thursday, 7 November 2019, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (“Mechanism”) organised a graduation ceremony for 30 newly recruited Security Officers. During this official ceremony, the Registrar, Mr. Olufemi Elias…

 

Prosecutor on Mission to Kigali

Arusha, 3 September 2020

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz
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 September 2020

UCR

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 Criminal Tribunal for…

 

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

Arusha, The Hague, 1 September 2020

 International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

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, more than two decades…

 

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

The Hague, 26 August 2020

The Appeals Chamber
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 Panton, and Judge…
 

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

The Hague, 19 August 2020

Mladić Ratko Appeal Hearing
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 August 2020 in Courtroom I of the Mechanism's…
 

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

Arusha, The Hague, 17 July 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 International Criminal…
 

Mechanism marks twenty-five years since the Srebrenica genocide

Arusha, The Hague, 11 July 2020

Srebrenica 25
Srebrenica 25
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 commemoration of the…