Reports in Case : Interviews SENSE
LOUISE ARBOUR: "I WAS NEVER TOTALLY PERSUADED THAT NATO INTENDED TO ARREST KARADZIC AND MLADIC”
In an exclusive interview for SENSE, the former Chief Prosecutor of the Tribunal in The Hague and newly-appointed UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says that she was never totally persuaded about NATO's intentions to arrest Karadzic and Mladic. Secret contacts with emissaries who inquired on behalf of the accused about possible advantages in case of a voluntary surrender. The indictments will be there forever, regardless of the Tribunal's "expiry date."
DARK CURSE OF RADOVAN KARADZIC OVER REPUBLIKA SRPSKA
Republika Srpska is undermining its existence in international law, and every citizen is paying a huge price in economic terms, jobs, education, and health because Radovan Karadzic is still not in the UN Detention Unit. "There is one hundred percent determination of NATO and the international community to bring the accused to justice, but there is no willingness on the part of Republika Srpska to cooperate in this," says the High Representative in an exclusive interview for SENSE Agency.
RS PAYS PRICE FOR FREEDOM OF FUGITIVE WAR CRIMINALS
Nine years after the indictments against Karadzic and Mladic were issued, Zeljko Kopanja asks why only indictees from his ethnic group are "avoiding making that heroic gesture and going to The Hague…, putting the people in RS in an unenviable situation."
TO BE OR NOT TO BE FOR REPUBLIKA SRPSKA
The continued freedom of Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic is a threat to the survival of Republika Srpska. Kalinic denies any contacts with Karadzic, claiming he would report him to the RS police if he knew where he was hiding. He invites the accused to surrender for Republika Srpska\'s survival.
DEL PONTE AND HER “TRACKERS”
In an exclusive interview for SENSE agency, the Chief Prosecutor speaks out for the first time about her "tracking team" which is trying to locate the fugitives from the Tribunal's arrest warrants
KARADZIC AND MLADIC NOT IN "SADDAM'S HOLE"
The Chief Prosecutor describes how, in her view, the most wanted fugitives from international justice live. Del Ponte, at least for the time being, trusts the authorities in Banja Luka more than the ones in Belgrade
CONGRATULATIONS FROM THE "TUNNELLING COMMITTEE"
At the tenth anniversary of the UN Detention Unit in The Hague, its commanding officer, Timothy McFadden, speaks for SENSE about how the detainees are doing their best to make each other's lives more pleasant, and rejects complaints about the food and health care in the DU and allegations that the war crimes indictees enjoy any special privileges
SERGE BRAMMERTZ: THERE WILL BE NO ‘SAFE HOUSES’ FOR KARADZIC AND MLADIC
In his first interview as the chief prosecutor of The Hague Tribunal, Serge Brammertz speaks of his priorities, and the problem of the remaining fugitives, primarily Karadzic and Mladic. Brammertz expects the EU policy of conditioning and putting pressure on the countries in the region to continue. He also speaks about what he expects to achieve in his forthcoming visits to Zagreb, Sarajevo and Belgrade
A REMINDER OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Chief prosecutor of the Tribunal rejects accusations that he has moved from the sphere of international law into the sphere of politics with his constant reminders that Serbia has yet to fulfill its obligations, as well as warnings to the European capitals that the time has not come yet to scrap the policy of conditionality and that the failure to arrest the remaining fugitives would strike a devastating blow to the credibility of the international community
THE HAGUE TRIBUNAL AND ITS ‘RESIDUES’
ICTY Registrar John Hocking talked to SENSE Agency to explain the purpose and operation of the International Residual Mechanisms for the two criminal tribunals, for former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. The International Residual Mechanism will assume and carry out ‘the remaining functions’ of those two tribunals. Will fugitives be tried before the Tribunal or its ‘residues’?
REACTIONS TO JUDGMENTS WON'T AFFECT JUDGE ORIE
In an interview for the 499th edition of TV Tribunal, a TV program produced by SENSE Agency, Dutch Judge Alphons Orie speaks about his career in law, his experience as a defense lawyer and a judge of the ICTY and his other great passion, music. The program is due to air by various TV channels in the region. Here are some of the highlights, including his views of the reactions to his judgments