Ratko Mladic Trial

 

Since the long-awaited arrest of Ratko Mladic in May 2011 and his subsequent transfer to The Hague, IWPR has been closely following the case as part of its long standing International Justice/ICTY programme. The former Bosnian Serb army commander’s trial began on May 16, 2012 and IWPR continues to provide in-depth coverage and analysis of the case as it progresses.

Judge Alphons Orie. (Photo: ICTY)
Briefly Noted
17 Apr 14
Lawyers to begin presenting defence case next month.
Briefly Noted
11 Apr 14
Defence had asked for charges to be dropped under a procedure that is part of tribunal rules.
Dragan Ivetic, defence lawyer in the Mladic case at the ICTY. (Photo: ICTY)
Courtside
21 Mar 14
Defence lawyer asks judges to consider dropping individual charges, rather than only acquitting defendant due to lack of evidence to support entire counts.
Ratko Mladic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY)
Briefly Noted
28 Feb 14
Defence case of former Bosnian Serb army chief is expected to begin in May.
Ratko Mladic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY)
Courtside
29 Jan 14
Former Bosnian Serb army chief declines to give evidence when required to appear at trial of his one-time political superior.
Briefly Noted
17 Jan 14
Defence argues that wartime Bosnian Serb army commander should not have to give evidence in his superior’s trial.
Evert Rave, prosecution witness in the Tolimir trial. (Photo: ICTY) Burial of 520 recently-identified bodies at Srebrenica, July 11, 2012. (Photo: Caroline Hopper) Mirko Trivic appeared as a prosecution witness in the trial of Ratko Mladic. (Photo: ICTY) Elvedin Pasic, the first prosecution witness in the trial of Ratko Mladic. (Photo: ICTY) Ratko Mladic at his initial hearing in the ICTY courtroom on June 3, 2011. (Photo: ICTY) Ratko Mladic in the ICTY courtroom, 17-May-12. (Photo: ICTY)
Ratko Mladic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY) Prosecutor Serge Brammertz addresses a press conference on the Mladic case on June 1. (Photo courtesy of ICTY)Plane carrying Ratko Mladic from Serbia arrives in Rotterdam.  (Photo courtesy of ICTY) Ratko Mladic arriving at a Belgrade court for his extradition hearing, May 26. (Photo: Serbian government website) Prosecution witness Manojlo Milovanovic, VRS deputy commander during the Bosnian war. (Photo: ICTY) Serbian justice minister Snezana Malovic. (Photo: Wikicommons/Democratic Party of Serbia) Ratko Mladic in  the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY)