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ICTY - Radovan Karadžić Trial

Wartime Bosnian Serb president Radovan Karadžić was arrested in July 2008 after 13 years on the run and transferred to The Hague shortly afterwards. Since then, IWPR has been producing comprehensive analysis and reports on his case as part of its long standing International Justice/ICTY programme.

General Stanislav Galic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY)
Rachel Irwin
10 May 13
Bosnian Serb corps commander speaks of “collateral damage” of war.
Japanese diplomat Yasushi Akashi in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY)
Rachel Irwin
26 Apr 13
Yasushi Akashi wrote to Bosnian Serb leader after Bosniaks driven out of Bijeljina.
Stanislav Galic, defence witness in the Radovan Karadzic trial. (Photo: ICTY)
Rachel Irwin
19 Apr 13
Enough evidence available for tribunal to consider charge of genocide in seven municipalities, they say.
Milorad Dodik appeared as a defence witness on Karadzic’s behalf at the ICTY. (Photo: ICTY)
Rachel Irwin
12 Apr 13
Hague witness Milorad Dodik was a politician in Karadzic’s self-declared state, and is now head of Bosnia’s Serb entity.
Milovan Bjelica, defence witness in the Karadzic trial. (Photo: ICTY)
Rachel Irwin
5 Apr 13
Current mayor of Sokolac says he never heard that departing Bosniaks suffered harm.
Radislav Krstic in the ICTY courtroom. (Photo: ICTY)
Rachel Irwin
5 Apr 13
Bosnian Serb general pleads not guilty to contempt of court.
Vujadin Stevic, testifying as a defence witness in the Karadzic trial. (Photo: ICTY)
Rachel Irwin
28 Mar 13
Witness served in Serb military units near locations of 1992 and 1995 mass killings in Bosnia, but tells court he was unaware they were happening.
Cvijetin Simic, testifying as a defence witness on behalf of wartime Bosnian Serb president Radovan Karadzic. (Photo: ICTY)
Rachel Irwin
22 Mar 13
Town council head denies inviting in notorious paramilitaries, and knows nothing of photographed scene of them with civilians they shot.
 Branimir Tesic, defence witnesses for wartime Bosnian Serb president Radovan Karadzic. (Photo: ICTY)
Goran Jungvirth
15 Mar 13
Local officials testifying in Karadzic case deny being aware of mass killings in 1992 and 1995.
Aleksandar Vasiljevic, defence witness in the Karadzic trial. (Photo: ICTY)
Rachel Irwin
8 Mar 13
Yugoslav army’s security chief was aware of civilian killings and other abuses.

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Radovan Karadzic (Photo: Serge Ligtenberg/Getty Images)

case summary and charges

Karadžić Case Summary   ▸

Radovan Karadžić, the wartime president of Bosnia’s self declared Serb Republic (known as Republika Srpska), is standing trial at The Hague tribunal on ten counts of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. From 1992 to 1996, he was the highest authority in the Bosnian Serb government and the “supreme leader” of its military.

The Charges Against Karadžić   ▸

The ICTY's Karadžić indictment was initially issued in 1995 and last updated in October 2009.

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