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MIP holds conference on “Srebrenica Genocide: From Courtroom to Classroom” in Sarajevo

The Hague , 12 July 2023

Conference Srebrenica Genocide: From Courtroom to Classroom

On 12 July 2023, the Mechanism Information Programme for Affected Communities (MIP) held a conference entitled “Srebrenica Genocide: From…

 

Mechanism President honoured to participate in Twenty-Eighth Commemoration of Srebrenica Genocide

The Hague, 11 July 2023

Mechanism President honoured to participate in Twenty-Eighth Commemoration of Srebrenica Genocide

The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Graciela Gatti Santana, today participated in the Twenty-Eighth Commemoration of the Srebrenica Genocide, held at the Srebrenica Memorial Center in…

 

Mechanism welcomes delegation of Rwandan Judges and senior Court officials to its premises in The Hague

The Hague , 29 June 2023

Mechanism welcomes delegation of Rwandan Judges and senior Court officials to its premises in The Hague

Today, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) was very pleased to welcome a delegation of Judges and senior Court officials from the Republic of Rwanda (Rwanda) to its premises in The Hague.

 

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz Addresses the United Nations Security Council

Arusha, The Hague, 12 June 2023

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz Addresses the United Nations Security Council
UN Photo/Evan Schneider

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

Prosecutor Brammertz focused…

 

President Gatti Santana briefs the UN Security Council on progress of Mechanism work

Arusha, The Hague, 12 June 2023

President Gatti Santana briefs the UN Security Council on progress of Mechanism work
UN Photo/Loey Felipe

Today the President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Graciela Gatti Santana, presented the Mechanism’s twenty-second progress report to the United Nations Security Council (Council) in New York.

 

Mechanism welcomes new Judge to its judicial roster

Arusha, The Hague, 9 June 2023

Judge Lydia N. Mugambe Ssali

The Mechanism is very pleased to announce that the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres, has appointed Judge Lydia N. Mugambe Ssali of Uganda to the roster of Judges of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal…

 

The IRMCT Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) takes note of today’s appeal judgment in the Stanišić and Simatović case

The Hague, 31 May 2023

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

The OTP is satisfied that the Appeals Chamber accepted our arguments that Stanišić and Simatović are criminally liable as participants in a joint criminal enterprise for a significant number of horrific crimes committed against innocent civilians…

 

The Appeals Chamber dismisses Stanišić’s and Simatović’s appeals, reverses acquittals for joint criminal enterprise liability, and increases sentences to 15 years’ imprisonment

The Hague, 31 May 2023

Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović

The Appeals Chamber of the Mechanism, composed of Judge Graciela Gatti Santana (Presiding), Judge Lee G. Muthoga, Judge Aminatta Lois Runeni N'gum, Judge Yusuf Aksar, and Judge Claudia Hoefer, delivered today its judgement on the appeals filed by…

 

Reflections of the Mechanism Principals and the President of the ADC-ICT on 30 years since the establishment of the ICTY

The Hague, 25 May 2023

Reflections of the Mechanism Principals and the President of the ADC-ICT on 30 years since the establishment of the ICTY

On the occasion of the Thirtieth Anniversary of the establishment of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the President, Prosecutor and Registrar of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (…

 

ICTR Fugitive Fulgence Kayishema arrested

Arusha, The Hague, 25 May 2023

ICTR Fugitive Fulgence Kayishema arrested

Yesterday afternoon, Fulgence Kayishema – one of the world’s most wanted genocide fugitives – was arrested in Paarl, South Africa in a joint operation by the IRMCT Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) Fugitive Tracking Team and South…