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Security Council urges all countries to cooperate with UN war crimes tribunals

The Security Council today stressed the importance of full cooperation by all countries with the work of the United Nations war crimes tribunals dealing with the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda.

Testimony ends at UN tribunal's sentencing hearing for former Bosnian Serb President

At the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the final witnesses testified today in the sentencing hearing of former Bosnian Serb President Biljana Plavsic.

Rwanda: Security Council approves list of judicial nominees to war crimes tribunal

The United Nations Security Council today approved a list of 23 judges nominated for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.

Rwandan ministers cancel visit to UN tribunal

Continuing a trend of eroding relations between the Rwandan Government and the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), a senior delegation from Kigali has cancelled a planned visit to the Arusha-based court.

Former Rwandan prefect enters not guilty plea before UN tribunal

A former prefect today appeared before the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and pleaded not guilty to charges that he was responsible for the deaths of some 60 Tutsi boys hiding in a church during the country’s genocide in 1994.

UN tribunal combines 2 indictments against Bosnian general Ratko Mladic

The United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) today announced that it has consolidated its two indictments against Gen. Ratko Mladic, one of the most sought-after suspects for war crimes committed during the Bosnia and Herzegovina conflict in the 1990s.

UN tribunal suspends Milosevic genocide trial for medical reasons

The genocide trial of Slobodan Milosevic was adjourned for the rest of the week, in part due to medical reasons, the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) announced today.

UN war crimes prosecutor says countries must cooperate in arresting fugitives

Countries must extend better cooperation in the effort to arrest fugitives wanted by United Nations war crimes tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, the chief prosecutor of the courts has told the Security Council.

UN tribunal President urges Security Council to force Belgrade to act on wanted suspects

Calling attention to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia’s failure to cooperate with the United Nations war crimes tribunal, the head of the UN court today asked the Security Council to take “all the measures necessary” to force the country to fully assume its international obligations.

UN tribunal issues five-year prison sentence to former Bosnian Serb official

The United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has sentenced a former Bosnian Serb official to five years in prison for war crimes committed in Bosanski Samac.