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UNDU remains unaffected by fire on 15 June 2017 at Penitentiary Institution Haaglanden in Scheveningen

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) wish to clarify that the United Nations Detention Unit (UNDU) has not been affected in any way by the fire that broke out on Thursday, 15 June 2017 in the early hours of the morning at the premises of Penitentiary Institution Haaglanden in Scheveningen. The fire took place in a different part of the prison complex and the cause has not been determined as of yet. Police are now investigating this unfortunate incident. The ICTY and MICT will continue to closely monitor the developments.