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Prosecutor Jallow gives statement on 20th anniversary of Rwandan genocide

The Hague, 6 April 2014

M. Hassan B. Jallow

Hassan B. Jallow, Prosecutor of the ICTR and the MICT, issued a statement today to mark the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide that began on 6 April, followed by a hundred days of the killing of a reported one million people because of…

 

ICTR Launches Website Commemorating 20th Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

Arusha, 4 April 2014

ICTR Remembers

To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) today launched a new website entitled “The ICTR Remembers…

 

MICT and ICTR Celebrate International Women’s Day

Arusha, 10 March 2014

Maasai women from a local NGO "Return Home Development Organisation" attended the event
Maasai women from a local NGO "Return Home Development Organisation" attended the event

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) marked today International Women’s Day in collaboration with the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) as a combined UN Office in Arusha, Tanzania. The theme of this year’s…

 

Arusha Spouses’ Association makes donation for school water point

Arusha, 17 February 2014

Arusha Spouses’ Association makes donation for school water point

On 11 February the Arusha Spouses’ Association (ASA) received a donation in the amount of $ 4,040 for the funding of a water point at the Sombetini Primary School in Arusha, Tanzania. A unique initiative facilitated by the Office of the Registrar…

 

Milan Lukić transferred to Estonia to serve sentence

The Hague, 11 February 2014

Estonia

Milan Lukić, former leader of a group of local Bosnian Serb paramilitaries in the south-eastern Bosnian town of Višegrad, was transferred on Monday, 10 February to Estonia to serve his sentence. 

 

New search tool on ICTR and ICTY jurisprudence

Arusha, The Hague, 16 December 2013

CLD

A new international criminal justice research tool has been released online to facilitate public access to the vast collection of jurisprudence produced by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and of the…

 

President Meron’s address to the UN Security Council

The Hague, 5 December 2013

UN Security Council
UN Security Council

President of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), Judge Theodor Meron, today updated the United Nations Security Council on the work of the Mechanism as it moves forward in its second year of existence.

 

United Nations and Tanzania sign agreement on Mechanism headquarters

Arusha, 29 November 2013

Miguel Serpa Soares, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, and Bernard K.Membe, Tanzania Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Miguel Serpa Soares, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, and Bernard K.Membe, Tanzania Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr. Miguel de Serpa Soares, visited the United Republic of Tanzania this week to sign an agreement between the United Nations and the United Republic of Tanzania…

 

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals Make Joint Visit to Rwanda

Arusha, 6 November 2013

Rwanda

On 4 and 5 November 2013, the leading officials of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) were in Kigali, Rwanda, to meet with senior officials of the Rwandan…

 

President Meron presents first Annual Report to the United Nations General Assembly

The Hague, 14 October 2013

President Theodor Meron
President Theodor Meron

President Theodor Meron today presented the first Annual Report of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) to the UN General Assembly. In his first address to the General Assembly on behalf of the MICT, President Meron reported…