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Bosnian Serb camp commander sentenced to 23 years for murder, torture

The United Nations war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia today sentenced the former commander of a Bosnian Serb detention camp to 23 years’ jail for murdering and torturing inmates while allowing the rape of prisoners during the Balkans conflict.

Arresting remaining war crimes fugitives top priority - UN prosecutor

The prosecutor for the United Nations tribunal trying cases stemming from the Balkan wars of the 1990s today outlined her strategy for completing the court's work, with the top priority now to arrest the remaining fugitives in the former Yugoslavia.

Bosnian Serb pleads guilty to murder, rape and persecution – UN tribunal

A Bosnian Serb charged by the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) with crimes against humanity, today pleaded guilty to all four counts against him, including murder and rape.

Former Yugoslav admiral pleads guilty at UN tribunal to violating customs of war

A former Yugoslav admiral, charged before a United Nations tribunal with war crimes for the shelling and bombing of the historic Croatian coastal city of Dubrovnik in 1991, pleaded guilty today to an amended indictment of violations of the laws or customs of war, including murder and cruel treatment.

Former Rwandan mayor pleads not guilty at UN tribunal to genocide

A former mayor in the Kigali Rural prefecture appearing before the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has pleaded not guilty to charges that he ordered attacks against Tutsi minorities in Rwanda and participated in those assaults during the 1994 genocide.

Security Council mulls 2 prosecutors for Rwanda, former Yugoslavia tribunals

The Security Council today heard a briefing from the prosecutor for the United Nations war crimes tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia as it met behind closed doors to mull the possibility of creating separate prosecutor's offices for the two courts.

Security Council set to meet on UN tribunals for Rwanda and former Yugoslavia

The Security Council is scheduled to hold a private meeting tomorrow on the United Nations war crimes tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia amid discussions that the prosecutor’s post would be more effective if there was one for each court.

Annan meets with prosecutor of UN war crimes tribunals

Secretary-General Kofi Annan met today with the prosecutor for the United Nations war crimes tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda amid renewed discussions in the Security Council that the post would be more effective if there was one for each court.

UN tribunal subpoenas ex-Prime Minister of Republika Srpska

The United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has issued a subpoena ordering a former Prime Minister of the Republika Srpska in Bosnia and Herzegovina to appear as a witness in an ongoing case.

New permanent judge appointed to UN war crimes tribunal for Rwanda

Secretary-General Kofi Annan today appointed a prominent Pakistani jurist and civil litigator to the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR).