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Press Releases Archive
14 December 2001 The Trial Chamber issues its written Decision on Prosecution's Motion for Joinder in the Milosevic Case.
14 December 2001 The indictment against Vinko Pandurevic is unsealed.
14 December 2001 Provisional release granted to Sefer Halilovic.
13 December 2001 Judge Nieto-Navia sworn in as an Ad Litem Judge for the ICTY.
11 December 2001 Stevan Todorovic transferred to Spain to serve Prison Sentence.
10 December 2001 Indictment against Savo Todovic and Mitar Rasevic unsealed.
06 December 2001 The President of the ICTY grants Release of Dragan Kolundzija.
03 December 2001 Pavle Strugar granted Provisional Release.
30 November 2001 The Trial of Stanislav Galic will begin on Monday 3 December 2001.
27 November 2001 Address by his Excellency, Judge Claude Jorda, President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, to the UN General Assembly.
27 November 2001 Address by his Excellency, Judge Claude Jorda, President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, to the UN Security Council.
27 November 2001 Address by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Carla Del Ponte, to the UN Security Council.
23 November 2001 Judge Claude Jorda re-elected by Acclamation as President and Judge Shahabuddeen elected as Vice-President.
23 November 2001 Judge Richard May confirms Indictment charging Slobodan Milosevic with Genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
21 November 2001 Voluntary Surrender of Pasko Ljubicic to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
21 November 2001 Events to Mark the Beginning of ICTY's Judges' Third Term of Office.
13 November 2001 Sentencing Judgement in the Case The Prosecutor against Dusko Sikirica, Damir Dosen and Dragan Kolundzija.
12 November 2001 Voluntary Surrender of Miodrag Jokic to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
09 November 2001 Indictment against Dragomir Milosevic Unsealed.
09 November 2001 Arrest and Transfer of Nenad Banovic and Predrag Banovic.
02 November 2001 Judgement in the Case The Prosecutor against Miroslav Kvocka, Milojica Kos, Mlado Radic, Zoran Zigic and Dragoljub Prcac: (Omarska/Keraterm/Trnopolje)
31 October 2001 Indictment against Pasko Ljubicic Unsealed.
23 October 2001 Appeals Judgement rendered in the ''Kupreskic & others'' case
09 October 2001 Judge Rodrigues confirms Indictment charging Slobodan Milosevic with Crimes committed in Croatia.
09 October 2001 Sentencing judgement in the ''Celebici Case''
02 October 2001 Dubrovnik Indictment unsealed.
02 October 2001 Full Contents of the Dubrovnik Indictment made Public.
02 October 2001 Statement by Mr. Hans Holthuis, Registrar of the ICTY.
02 October 2001 Judge Osaka de Zoysa Gunawardana Sworn in as an Appeals Judge for the ICTY and ICTR.
25 September 2001 Voluntary Surrender of Sefer Halilovic to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
21 September 2001 Registrars of ICTY and ICTR sign statement on co-operation.
19 September 2001 Dusko Sikirica and Damir Dosen enter guilty pleas.
13 September 2001 Statement by the Amici Curiae Lawyers designated to the Milosevic case.
07 September 2001 Three Trials to begin on Monday 10 September before newly composed Trial Chambers.
06 September 2001 Milosevic case: The Registrar appoints a Team of Experienced International Lawyers as Amicus Curiae to assist the Trial Chamber.
06 September 2001 Dusko Sikirica and Damir Dosen: Trial Chamber III issues its written Judgement on Defence Motions to acquit, 6 September 2001.
06 September 2001 Biljana Plavsic on Provisional Release.
04 September 2001 Simo Zaric and Miroslav Tadic have returned to The Hague from Provisional Release.
03 September 2001 The first six ad litem Judges to make their Solemn Declarations at the ICTY on Thursday 6 September 2001.
15 August 2001 Surrender of Dragan Jokic to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
03 August 2001 Arrest of General Enver Hadzihasanovic, General Mehmed Alagic and Colonel Amir Kubura.
02 August 2001 Radislav Krstic becomes the First Person to be Convicted of Genocide at the ICTY and is Sentenced to 46 Years Imprisonment.
31 July 2001 The first six ad-litem Judges appointed by United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan.
25 July 2001 Voluntary Surrender of Rahim Ademi to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
19 July 2001 Naletilić & Martinović Case: First Application of Rule 71 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence
05 July 2001 Jelisic case: "The Appeals Chamber considers that, in the Circumstances of this Case, it is not appropriate to order that the Case be remitted for further Proceedings"
05 July 2001 Statement of the Prosecutor, Carla Del Ponte, on the Occasion of the Visit by the Prime Minister of Republika Srpska, Mr. Mladen Ivanic.
29 June 2001 Statement of the Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte.
29 June 2001 Slobodan Milosevic transferred into Custody of the International Criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
30 May 2001 Transmission to the FRY of Warrants of Arrest and Orders for the Surrender of Radovan Stankovic and Dragan Zelenovic.
22 May 2001 Address by the Registrar of the ICTY, Mr. Hans Hothuis, at the Conference "in Search of Truth and Responsibility: Towards a Democratic Future".
08 May 2001 ICTY's President Claude Jorda pays Tribute to "The Inspiring Leadership" of the late Judge Laïty Kama.
08 May 2001 Death of Judge Laïty Kama, ICTR.
03 May 2001 Letter from the Registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Mr. Hans Holthuis, to the Federal Minister of Justice of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY), Mr. Momcilo Grubac
17 April 2001 Results of Extraordinary Plenary held on 12 April, 2001.
06 April 2001 Justice Minister of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia gives Commitment to serve ICTY Arrest Warrant on Slobodan Milosevic.
04 April 2001 The ICTY President and Prosecutor insist on the International Obligation of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to promptly transfer Slobodan Milosevic to the Hague.
04 April 2001 The Registrar of the International Tribunal, Mr. Hans Holthuis, to hold legal Meetings in Belgrade.
23 March 2001 Second Diplomatic Information Seminar held at the ICTY.
23 March 2001 Support from the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office to the ICTY Outreach Programme.
23 March 2001 Milomir Stakic transferred to the ICTY.
21 March 2001 Statement by the Prosecutor, Carla Del Ponte.
14 March 2001 Judge Mohamed El Habib Fassi Fihri sworn in today
07 March 2001 Address by the Registrar of the ICTY, Mr. Hans holthuis, to the Plenary of the Preparatory Commission of the International Criminal Court during its seventh Session (6th March 2001).
01 March 2001 Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte issues Dubrovnik Indictment.
27 February 2001 The Prosecutor meets US Secretary of State, Mr. Colin Powell
26 February 2001 Judgement of Trial Chamber III in the Kordic and Cerkez Case.
21 February 2001 Statement by the Prosecutor concerning the Croatian judiciary's investigation of General Mirko Norac.
20 February 2001 Appeal Judgement in the Celebici case.
20 February 2001 Judgement to be handed down by Trial Chamber II in the Kunarac, Kovac & Vukovic Case ("Foca").
16 February 2001 Support from Finland to the ICTY Outreach Programme.
31 January 2001 Appointment of his Excellency Mohamed El Habib Fassi Fihri to replace Judge Mohamed Bennouna as of 1 March 2001.
23 January 2001 Milosevic and others case: warrants re-issued to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
19 January 2001 Plavsic case: The Accused will remain detained at the Detention Unit in adapted Conditions.
19 January 2001 Todorovic case: Guilty Plea accepted by Trial Chamber.
12 January 2001 Plavsic Case: The closed Hearing on a Motion to modify the Conditions of Detention will resume on Wednesday 17 January.
10 January 2001 Statement by the Prosecutor on the surrender of Biljana Plavsic
02 January 2001 Support from Norway to the ICTY Outreach Programme