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.

Ratko Mladic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY)
Courtside
24 Feb 12
Presiding judge switches accused’s microphone off after repeated interjections
Briefly Noted
17 Feb 12
Judges originally planned March date, but say new date gives defence enough time to prepare.
Ratko Mladic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY)
Courtside
21 Jan 12
Legal team wants to delay proceedings until end of October.
Ratko Mladic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY)
Briefly Noted
9 Dec 11
Defence for wartime commander asks for more time to prepare case.
Briefly Noted
2 Dec 11
Key elements of case remain unchanged but number of individual crimes reduced.
18 Nov 11
Experts debate strengths and weaknesses of Hague process.
Ratko Mladic and the tribunal appointed Serbian lawyer Aleksandar Aleksic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY) Serbian government building in Belgrade. (Photo: Flickr/watchsmart) Ratko Mladic during his initial appearance at the ICTY. (Photo: ICTY)
Dragan Ivetic, defence lawyer in the Mladic case at the ICTY. (Photo: ICTY) Serge Brammertz, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. (Photo: ICTY) Richard Higgs, prosecution witness in the Mladic trial. (Photo: ICTY)
Ratko Mladic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY) Serbian justice minister Snezana Malovic. (Photo: Wikicommons/Democratic Party of Serbia) Sir Rupert Smith testifying in the Mladic trial. (Photo: ICTY) Prosecution witness General Sir Michael Rose in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY) ICTY courtroom: (ICTY) Ratko Mladic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY)