Legacy website of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Since the ICTY’s closure on 31 December 2017, the Mechanism maintains this website as part of its mission to preserve and promote the legacy of the UN International Criminal Tribunals.
Press Releases Archive
30 December 1999 Statement by Madame Carla Del Ponte, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
24 December 1999 Zoran Vukovic detained by SFOR in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
22 December 1999 Statement by Madame Carla del Ponte, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
20 December 1999 Stanislav Galic detained by SFOR in Bosnia and Herzegovina
17 December 1999 Statement by the Office of the Prosecutor.
14 December 1999 Goran Jelisic sentenced to 40 years Imprisonment for Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes.
08 December 1999 Amendments and Additions to the Tribunal's Rules of Procedure and Evidence adopted at the 21st Plenary Session.
29 November 1999 Visit of Massimo d'Alema, Prime Minister of Italy, underscores the Quality and Soundness of the Partnership between Italy and the Tribunal.
26 November 1999 Judge Claude Jorda, Président of the ICTY, takes the Oath as a Member of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
18 November 1999 New Composition of Chambers.
16 November 1999 Judge Claude Jorda chosen as ICTY's President and Judge Florence Mumba as Vice-President / Le Juge Claude Jorda choisi comme Président du T.P.I.Y et le Juge Florence Mumba comme Vice-President.
15 November 1999 21st ICTY Plenary Session underway.
11 November 1999 Tadic Sentence increased to 25 Years Imprisonment.
09 November 1999 Press Release by Carla Del Ponte, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda concerning the case of Jean-Bosco Barayagwiza.
08 November 1999 Address to the United Nations General Assembly by Judge Gabrielle Kirk McDonald, President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
02 November 1999 Letter from President Mcdonald to the President of the Security Council concerning Outstanding Issues of State Non-Compliance.
25 October 1999 Jelisic Case: Notice of Appeal Filed by Prosecution.
25 October 1999 Damir Dosen Detained By Sfor In Bosnia And Herzegovina.
19 October 1999 Jelisic Case: Goran Jelisic Acquitted of Genocide and found Guilty of Crimes against Humanity and Violations of Laws or Customs of War
29 September 1999 Letter from Judge Gabrielle Kirk Mcdonald, the President of The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, to the President of the United Nations Security Council, concerning Croatia.
29 September 1999 Statement by Carla Del Ponte Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia on the investigation and Prosecution of crimes committed in Kosovo.
08 September 1999 Judge Antonio Cassese, First President of the International Tribunal, will Leave in early 2000.
06 September 1999 Decision to Withdraw seven Accused's assignment of Counsel reversed by Trial Chambers.
25 August 1999 Statement by the office of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia on the arrest of Momir Talic today in Vienna, Austria
23 August 1999 Seven Accused to Appeal Registrar's Decision to Withdraw Assignment of Defence Counsel.
13 August 1999 Iceland Signs agreement with the United Nations to provide Experts to assist with the Kosovo Investigations conducted by the Office of the Prosecutor.
12 August 1999 President Gabrielle Kirk Mcdonald Welcomes the Appointment by the Security Council of Carla Del Ponte as Prosecutor.
11 August 1999 The Registrar Withdraws Assignment of Defence Counsel to seven Accused: The Accused are no longer Indigent after Fundraising.
30 July 1999 Remarks made by Judge Gabrielle Kirk Mcdonald, President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, to the Preparatory Commission for the International Criminal Court.
30 July 1999 Belgium and Germany sign Agreements with the United Nations to Provide Experts to Assist with the Kosovo Investigations conducted by the Office of the Prosecutor.
28 July 1999 Statement by Justice Louise Arbour Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia on her request to the President of the Tribunal asking her to report Croatia's non-cooperation to the Security Council
26 July 1999 Statement by Justice Louise Arbour, Prosecutor of the ICTY during her visit to Zagreb, Croatia.
23 July 1999 President Gabrielle Kirk McDonald meets Austrian Minister of Justice and State Secretary for Foreign Affairs in Vienna and formalizes agreements on enforcement of sentences and on gratis personnel for the Kosovo investigations
15 July 1999 Tadic Case: the Judgement of the Appeals Chamber
09 July 1999 Kosovo: Two more States sign Agreements with the United Nations to provide experts to assist with the Investigations conducted by the Office of the Prosecutor.
07 July 1999 Appointment of Judge Patricia M. Wald to succeed Judge Gabrielle Kirk McDonald in November 1999.
30 June 1999 The Aleksovski Judgement.
25 June 1999 Kosovo: The United Nations and four States sign Agreements for the Assistance of Experts in the Investigations conducted by the Office of the Prosecutor.
25 June 1999 Kolundzija Case ("Keraterm Camp"): Identity of the Accused established Initial Appearance Hearing to Resume on 13 July.
15 June 1999 Kolundzija Case ("Keraterm Camp"): Initial Appearance Hearing suspended evidentiary Hearing on the Accused's identity on 24 june 1999.
11 June 1999 Statement by President Gabrielle Kirk McDonald on the Departure of Justice Louise Arbour.
11 June 1999 Statement by Justice Louise Arbour following her Appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada.
10 June 1999 Keraterm Camp case: Dragan Kolundzija will appear before a Trial Chamber on Monday 14 june 1999 in Courtroom III.
07 June 1999 Blaskic Case: The Witnesses summoned by the Trial Chamber will begin to Testify on Wednesday 9 June.
27 May 1999 President Milosevic and Four other Senior Fry Officials Indicted for Murder, Persecution and Deportation in Kosovo.
13 May 1999 "The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia: Making a Difference or Making Excuses?"
13 May 1999 Introductory Statement by Justice Louise Arbour, Prosecutor ICTY and ICTR at the Launch of the ICC Coalition's Global Ratification Campaign.
05 May 1999 Aleksovski Judgment on 7 May 1999.
21 April 1999 Statement by the Prosecutor at today's Press Briefing.
15 April 1999 Tadic Case: Appeals Proceedings to Commence on Monday 19 April 1999 and Contempt Proceedings to Resume on 26 April 1999.
08 April 1999 President McDonald Writes to NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs on Situation in Kosovo.
06 April 1999 Blaskic Case: The Chamber Orders the Appearance as Witnesses of General Philippe Morillon (former Unprofor Commander), Colonel Robert Stewart (former Britbat Commander), a Former Chief of Staff of the Croatian Defe
31 March 1999 Statement by the Prosecutor.
26 March 1999 Justice Louise Arbour, the Prosecutor of the International Tribunal, writes to President Milosevic and other senior officials in Belgrade and Kosovo to remind them of their responsibilities under international law.
25 March 1999 Tadic Case: Contempt Proceedings instituted against Mr. Milan Vujin, Former Counsel of the Accused.
24 March 1999 Press Statement By The Office Of The Prosecutor.
18 March 1999 President McDonald Reports the continued Non-Cooperation by the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to the Security Council.
16 March 1999 President Gabrielle Kirk Mcdonald will Leave The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia Later this Year.
05 March 1999 His Excellency Mr. Otakar Motejl, Minister of Justice of the Czech Republic, visits the ICTY.
23 February 1999 Letter from President McDonald to Foreign Ministers Vedrine and Cook concerning the Kosovo Negotiations at Rambouillet, France.
18 February 1999 Sweden to become the fourth state to sign an agreement on the enforcement of sentences.
16 February 1999 Blaskic case: Defendant to take the stand as a witness.
02 February 1999 Blaskic case: The proceedings will resume with Judge Rodrigues replacing Judge Riad, who is unavailable due to illness.