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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).

Former colonel in Yugoslav army transferred to UN tribunal

A former colonel in the Yugoslav Peoples Army (JNA) has been transferred to the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) detention unit where he awaits trial for crimes against humanity and other war crimes, including the murder of at least 200 non-Serbs.

Former Bosnian Serb president to begin serving 11-year war crimes sentence in Sweden

The former President of the Republika Srpska in Bosnia, Biljana Plavsic, has been transferred to a Swedish prison to serve her 11-year prison term handed down by the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY).

General Assembly approves 18 short-term judges to help Rwanda Tribunal

The United Nations General Assembly has elected 18 short-term judges to help expedite the work of the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR).

Former Bosnian Croat militia leader transferred to UN war crimes Tribunal

A former Bosnian Croat militia commander has been transferred to the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) to face charges of crimes against humanity for ordering an attack on Muslim civilians in 1993, the court said today.