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December Top
20 December 2004Radislav Krstic Transferred to the United Kingdom to Serve his Prison Sentence
17 December 2004Appeals Chamber Judgement in the Case the Prosecutor v. Dario Kordic and Mario Cerkez
10 December 2004Judges Amend Rules 73(D) and 98bis at Plenary Session
9 December 2004Press advisory: The Prosecutor v. Kordic and Cerkez Appeals Judgement
7 December 2004Milosevic Case: Assigned Counsel's Application to Withdraw Denied
6 December 2004Press advisory: Initial Appearance of Dragomir Milosevic Scheduled for 7 December 2004
3 December 2004Transfer of Dragomir Milosevic
3 December 2004Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic Granted Provisional Release
2 December 2004Order to Release Mario Cerkez
2 December 2004Judge Orie Orders Croatian Weekly to Immediately Cease Publication of Statements of Protected ICTY Witnesses
2 December 2004Ivan Cermak and Mladen Markac Granted Provisional Release by the Appeals Chamber
November Top
29 November 2004Comments by Judge Theodor Meron, President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, to the United Nations Security Council 23 November 2004
23 November 2004Konjic Conference: Bridging the Gap between the ICTY and Communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina
23 November 2004Press advisory: Witness Issues in the Trial of Fatmir Limaj et al. relevant to the Media
23 November 2004Darko Mrdja Transferred to Spain to Serve his Prison Sentence
23 November 2004Address of Judge Theodor Meron, President of the ICTY, to the UN Security Council
23 November 2004Address by Carla del Ponte, Prosecutor of the ICTY, to the UN Security Council
22 November 2004Fourteen Judges Elected by the UN General Assembly
17 November 2004Address of Judge Theodor Meron, President of the ICTY, to the UN General Assembly, 15 November 2004
15 November 2004Initial Appearance of Miroslav Bralo to Take Place Today, Monday 15 November 2004
11 November 2004The Trial of Fatmir Limaj, Haradin Bala, and Isak Musliu to Commence on Monday 15 November 2004
5 November 2004Press advisory: Initial Appearance of Beqë Beqaj Scheduled for 8 November 2004
4 November 2004Miroslav Tadic Granted Early Release
4 November 2004Beqë Beqaj Indicted for Contempt of the Tribunal: The initial appearance of the accused will take place early next week
3 November 2004Address by Ms. Carla Del Ponte, Chief Prosecutor of the ICTY, to the North Atlantic Council
1 November 2004Appeals Chamber Renders Decision on the Assignment of Defence Counsel in the Milošević Trial
October Top
28 October 2004ICTY President to Conduct Official Visit to Croatia
22 October 2004Milosevic Case: Trial to Resume on Tuesday 9 November 2004
21 October 2004Blagoje Simic Granted Provisional Release
20 October 2004Paddy Ashdown and Carla Del Ponte Call for BiH Parliament to Make War Crimes Chamber Operational by January 2005
13 October 2004Foca Conference ''Bridging The Gap Between The Icty and Communities in Bosnia And Herzegovina''
13 October 2004Indictment against Miroslav Bralo Made Public
11 October 2004Initial Appearance of Ljubisa Beara to Take Place on Tuesday 12 October 2004
8 October 2004Milosevic Case: Trial Resumes on Tuesday 12 October 2004
5 October 2004Queen Beatrix Pays Working Visit to ICTY
5 October 2004Dragan Cavic, President of Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Visits ICTY
4 October 2004The Trial of Naser Oric to Commence on Wednesday 6 October 2004
September Top
22 September 2004Milosevic Case: Trial Chamber Issues Written Reasons for Assignment of Defence Counsel
21 September 2004Judges Hans Henrik Brydensholt and Albin Eser Sworn in as Ad Litem Judges of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
17 September 2004Vidoje Blagojevic and Dragan Jokic Case: Trial Chamber I Conducts on-site Visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina
13 September 2004Fourth Conference Between Health Professionals from the Former Yugoslavia and the ICTY on Witness Welfare
10 September 2004Milosevic Case: Trial Chamber Grants the Assigned Counsel's Request for Certification to Appeal
9 September 2004Appeals Chamber Rejects Prosecution Appeal Against the Provisional Release of Jadranko Prlic, Bruno Stojic, Slobodan Praljak, Milivoj Petkovic, Valetin Coric and Berislav Pusic
8 September 2004President Appoints a Trial Chamber to Consider an Application by the Prosecutor to Refer the "Ademi & Norac" case to Croatia
3 September 2004Milosevic case: * Steven Kay and Gillian Higgins
2 September 2004Milosevic Case: Registrar Instructed to Appoint Counsel for the Accused
1 September 2004Judgement in the Case the Prosecutor v. Radoslav Brdjanin: Radoslav Brdjanin Sentenced to 32 Years' Imprisonment
August Top
30 August 2004David Tolbert Takes up his Duties as Deputy Prosecutor
25 August 2004Start Milosevic Defence Case: Media Accreditation
20 August 2004Hearings to Resume
16 August 2004Milosevic Case: The Amici Curiae have Filed their Submissions on the Role of Possible Assigned Defence Counsel
13 August 2004Brdjanin case: Judgement Hearing Scheduled
11 August 2004Prlic, Stojic, Praljak, Petkovic, Coric and Pusic: Provisional Release Stayed
10 August 2004Amendments to Rules of Procedure and Evidence and Directive on Assignment of Defence Counsel
9 August 2004Milosevic case: The Accused and Amici Curiae Ordered to Make Submissions on the Role of Assigned Defence Counsel
4 August 2004Jadranko Prlic, Bruno Stojic, Slobodan Praljak, Milivoj Petkovic, Valentin Coric and Berislav Pusic to Remain in Custody
2 August 2004Norac and Ademi cases: Trial Chamber I Grants Prosecution's Motion to Join Indictments
2 August 2004Trial Chamber I Orders the Provisional Release of Jadranko Prlic, Bruno Stojic, Slobodan Praljak, Milivoj Petkovic, Valentin Coric and Berislav Pusic
July Top
30 July 2004Anto Furundzija Granted Early Release
30 July 2004Trial Chamber III Orders a Stay on the Provisional Release of Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic
29 July 2004Appeals Chamber Judgement in the case the Prosecutor v. Tihomir Blaskic
29 July 2004Tihomir Blaskic Granted Early Release
28 July 2004Trial Chamber III Orders the Provisional Release of Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic
22 July 2004Appeals Chamber Judgement Prosecutor v. Tihomir Blaskic
20 July 2004The Sixth Diplomatic Seminar Hosted by the ICTY
19 July 2004Prosecution Ordered to Make Submissions on the Role of Assigned Defence Counsel in Milosevic Case
19 July 2004Press Conference by Prosecutor Carla del Ponte 19 July 2004
16 July 2004Goran Hadzic Indicted by the ICTY for Crimes Against Humanity and Violations of the Laws or Customs of War
16 July 2004Milosevic Trial Adjourned to 31 August 2004
16 July 2004Chief Prosecutor Will Hold a Press Conference on Monday, 19 July at 2 pm
12 July 2004Milosevic Case: Start of the Defence Case Rescheduled to 19 July 2004
7 July 2004Milosevic Case: Start Defence Case - Media Accreditation
6 July 2004Regular Weekly Press Briefing to Take Place on Wednesday 7 July 2004 at 11:30 a.m.
6 July 2004Mitar Vasiljević Transferred to Austria to Serve his Prison Sentence
6 July 2004Milosevic Case: Trial Chamber Issues Order on Future Conduct of the Trial
2 July 2004Milosevic Case: Start Defence Case Re-Scheduled
1 July 2004Extension of Communication Restrictions on Vojislav Seselj and Slobodan Milosevic
1 July 2004Restrictions on Communication Privileges for Vojislav Seselj Lifted
1 July 2004Sir Richard May
1 July 2004Mirko Norac to Attend Initial Appearance at ICTY in the Hague on 8 July 2004
1 July 2004Message of Judge Theodor Meron, President of the ICTY, upon the Death of Sir Richard May, Retired Judge of the Tribunal
June Top
30 June 2004Address by Carla del Ponte, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, to the United Nations Security Council
29 June 2004Judgement in the Case the Prosecutor v. Milan Babic: Milan Babic Sentenced to 13 Years' Imprisonment
29 June 2004Address of Judge Theodor Meron, President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, to the United Nations Security Council
24 June 2004Milosevic Case: Start Defence Case - Media Accreditation
23 June 2004Address by ICTY President Theodor Meron, at Potocari Memorial Cemetery
18 June 2004Dragan Obrenovic Transferred to Norway to Serve his Prison Sentence
18 June 2004Milosevic Case: Omnibus Order on Matters Dealt with at the Pre-Defence Conference
16 June 2004Decision on Motion for Judgement of Acquittal in the Milosevic Case
11 June 2004Milosevic Case: Pre-defence Conference Media Accreditation
10 June 2004Restrictions on Vojislav Seselj's Communication Privileges Extended from 13 June to 1 July 2004
7 June 2004Lord Bonomy Sworn in as a Judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)
4 June 2004Conference between Health Professionals from Croatia and the ICTY on Witness Welfare
3 June 2004Vladimir Kovacevic Granted Provisional Release for six Months
2 June 2004Milan Babic Case: Sentencing Judgement Postponed
2 June 2004Visit to the ICTY by Delegation of Parliamentarians from the Czech Republic
May Top
27 May 2004Milosevic Defence Case Rescheduled to Start on 5 July 2004
25 May 2004Mirko Norac Indicted by the ICTY for Crimes Against Humanity and Violations of the Laws or Customs of War
21 May 2004Second Conference Between Health Professionals from the former Yugoslavia and the ICTY on Witness Welfare
20 May 2004ICTY to Take Part in the Training Programme for Croatian Judges and Prosecutors Involved in War Crimes Cases
14 May 2004Study Tour of the ICTY by Judges and Prosecutors from the Special Court for War Crimes in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
14 May 2004Visit to the ICTY by Representatives from the Committee for Human Rights, Immigration, Refugees and Asylum of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Parliamentary Assembly
13 May 2004The Prosecutor v. Kordic and Cerkez Appeals Hearings Scheduled
10 May 2004Brcko Conference "Bridging the Gap Between the ICTY and Communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina"
10 May 2004President Meron Meets with Serbian and Montenegro Justice Minister
7 May 2004President Meron Pays Official Visit to the Council of Europe
7 May 2004Restrictions on Vojislav Seselj's Communication Privileges Extended from 10 May to 13 June 2004
6 May 2004President Meron of the Tribunal Meets with Croatian Foreign Minister
5 May 2004Milosevic Defence Case to Start on 22 June 2004
4 May 2004Judge Theodor Meron, President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Reports Serbia and Montenegro's non-cooperation to the Security Council
April Top
19 April 2004Appeals Chamber Judgement in the Case the Prosecutor v. Radislav Krstic
14 April 2004Lord Bonomy Appointed as Judge to the ICTY
8 April 2004Judges Amend Rule 28 at Extraordinairy Plenary
8 April 2004Appeals Judgement Prosecutor v. Radislav Krstic
6 April 2004Jadranko Prlic, Bruno Stojic, Slobodan Praljak, Milivoj Petkovic, Valentin Coric and Berislav Pusic - Initial Appearance
5 April 2004Initial Appearance of Jadranko Prlic, Milivoj Petkovic, Bruno Stojic, Slobodan Praljak, Valentin Coric and Berislav Pusic to Take Place on 6 April 2004
2 April 2004Jadranko Prlic, Bruno Stojic, Slobodan Praljak and Milivoj Petkovic Indictments Unsealed
March Top
31 March 2004Judgement in the Case The Prosecutor v. Darko Mrdja: Accused Sentenced to 17 Years' Imprisonment
30 March 2004Judgement in the Case The Prosecutor v. Miroslav Deronjic: Miroslav Deronjic Sentented to 10 Years' Imprisonment
19 March 2004The Prosecutor v. Miroslav Kvocka, Dragoljub Prcac, Mladjo Radic and Zoran Zigic: Appeals Hearings Scheduled
19 March 2004Prosecutor v. Radoslav Brdjanin: Appeals Chamber Reinstates Count 1, Genocide, to the Indictment
18 March 2004Milosevic Case: Hearing to be Convened Regarding Continuation of Proceedings with a Substitute Judge
18 March 2004Judgement in the Case the Prosecutor v. Miodrag Jokic: Miodrag Jokic Sentenced to 7 Years' Imprisonment
16 March 2004Miodrag Jokic Case: Sentencing Judgement to be Rendered on 18 March 2004
12 March 2004Court Session to Mark Judge May's Resignation from the Tribunal
11 March 2004Communication Restrictions on Slobodan Milosevic Lifted
11 March 2004Initial Appearance of Ivan Cermak and Mladen Markac to Take Place on Friday 12 March 2004
11 March 2004The United Kingdom: The 10th State to Sign an Agreement on the Enforcement of Sentences with the ICTY
11 March 2004Judgement in the Case the Prosecutor v. Ranko Cesic
8 March 2004Ivan Cermak and Mladen Markac Indicted for 7 Counts of Crimes Against Humanity and Violations of the Laws or Customs of War
5 March 2004Ranko Cesic Case: Sentencing Judgement to Take Place on 11 March 2004
February Top
26 February 2004Statement from President Theodor Meron Congratulating Louise Arbour on Her Appointment as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
25 February 2004Appeals Chamber Judgement in the Case the Prosecutor v. Mitar Vasiljevic
25 February 2004Milosevic Case: Trial Chamber III Confirms Closing of Prosecution Case and Issues Order Rescheduling and Setting the Time Available to Present the Defence Case
23 February 2004Milosevic Trial: Hearings Cancelled for 24 and 25 February 2004
22 February 2004Statement of Judge Theodor Meron, President of the ICTY, upon the Resignation of Judge Richard George May
20 February 2004Milosevic Trial: Courtroom Schedule to Conclude the Prosecution Case
20 February 2004Miroslav Deronjic Case Additional Sentencing Hearing Ordered
20 February 2004Milosevic Trial: Hearings to Conclude the Prosecution Case Re-scheduled
18 February 2004Milosevic Trial:Hearing Cancelled Today Wednesday 18 February 2004
18 February 2004Milosevic Trial: Hearing Cancelled for Thursday 19 February 2004 No Further Hearings Scheduled for this Week
11 February 2004Revised Courtroom Schedule in the Milosevic Trial
10 February 2004Extension of communication restrictions on Vojislav Šešelj and Slobodan Milošević
10 February 2004Regular Weekly Press Briefing to Take Place on Thursday 12 February 2004
5 February 2004Milosevic Trial: Revised Courtroom Schedule for the Remainder of Prosecution Case
3 February 2004Milosevic Trial: Hearings Cancelled for Wednesday 4 February and Thursday 5 February 2004
1 February 2004Milosevic Trial: Hearing on Tuesday 3 February 2004 Cancelled
January Top
30 January 2004The Trial of Momcilo Krajisnik to Commence on Tuesday 3 February 2004
30 January 2004Mile Mrksic Granted Temporary Provisional Release on Compassionate Grounds
28 January 2004Hearing Regarding Decision on Guilty Plea Milan Babic
28 January 2004Milan Babic's Guilty Plea to one Count of Crimes against Humanity Accepted by Trial Chamber I
27 January 2004Milan Babic Pleads Guilty to one Count of Crimes Against Humanity
22 January 2004Simo Zaric Granted Early Release
19 January 2004Enver Hadzihasanovic Granted Provisional Release on Compassionate Grounds
13 January 2004Warrants of Arrest and Orders for Surrender Issued for 12 Accused
13 January 2004Changes to Courtroom Schedule for Wednesday 14 January 2004 Weekly Press Briefing to Take Place at 12.00 p.m.
9 January 2004Registry Extends Communication Restrictions on Detainees from the Tribunal's Detention Unit
7 January 2004ICTY Hearings to Resume on Monday 12 January and Regular Press Briefings to Resume on Wednesday 14 January 2004