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# the-hague - Friday 15 August, 2014

91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza

Henk Zanoli and his family were given the award for shielding a Jewish boy from the Nazis during World War II.

# the-hague - Friday 8 August, 2014

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Argentina wants to sue the US for forcing them into a default

Argentine officials argue the US court decisions violated its sovereignty.

# the-hague - Monday 28 July, 2014

From Business ETC Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law Pay Out

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law

It was unanimously held that Russian authorities forced Yukos into bankruptcy.

# the-hague - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Anniversary of a massacre: what happened in Srebrenica? Genocide This post contains videos

Anniversary of a massacre: what happened in Srebrenica?

Timeline in pictures and video: on the third day of Ratko Mladic’s trial and the anniversary of the massacre, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.

# the-hague - Monday 19 May, 2014

Bosnian Serb ex-army chief’s defence case opens against charges of genocide

Ratko Mladic faces 11 charges for his role in Bosnia’s brutal 1992-95 conflict in which 100,000 people died.

# the-hague - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Process of destroying Syria’s chemical weapons now under way

The team charged with the destruction of the weapons began the process this morning, a source in the international mission has said.

# the-hague - Saturday 31 August, 2013

UN chemical weapons inspectors leave Syria

The team will head to The Hague to assess the evidence gathered during their probe.

# the-hague - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Former Prime Minister of Kosovo acquitted of war crimes

The former prime minister Ramush Haradinaj had been accused of murder and torture during the Kosovo war – but has been found not guilty.

# the-hague - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Karadzic opens Srebrenica defence in Hague war crimes trial

Radovan Karadzic opens his defence before the UN’s Yugoslav war crimes court today.

# the-hague - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu

Tutu said the invasion of Iraq left the world more destabilised and divided than any other conflict in history and had “hardened hearts and minds of members of the human family across the world”.

# the-hague - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Retired Irish officer prepares to give evidence at Mladic trial

Col Colm Doyle says Irish officers are in a ‘unique position’ for peacekeeping duties, given Ireland’s neutrality.

# the-hague - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Emotional testimony from first witness in Mladic trial

The trial of war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic got underway yesterday.

# the-hague - Monday 9 July, 2012

Mladic trial set to resume today

The former Bosnian Serb military chief is accused of genocide and crimes against humanity.

# the-hague - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes

The former Liberian leader was convicted of crimes of the “utmost gravity in terms of scale and brutality” according to judges.

# the-hague - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Mladic war crimes trial to resume with first witness on 25 June

Lawyers for the so-called Butcher of Bosnia were refused their request for a six-month delay.

# the-hague - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Mladic trial suspended ‘indefinitely’ due to ‘significant errors’ by prosecutors

A new starting date will be established “as soon as possible” but Mladic’s lawyer has asked for a six-month delay.

# the-hague - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine stories you need to know about this morning, including: Occupy Galway camp dismantled, a new Mission to Prey court case, and why one company won’t advertise on Facebook anymore…

Ratko Mladic goes on trial for war crimes…20 years later

The Bosnian Serb commander is accused of leading a bloody campaign of ethnic cleansing.

# the-hague - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial

The former Liberian leader will be the first ex-president to receive judgment from an international tribunal since the Nuremberg trials.

# the-hague - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Opening of Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial delayed

Bosnian Serb commander is set to stand trial on genocide and other charges next month.

# the-hague - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Crimes against humanity charges brought against Kenyan presidential candidates

The men have been ordered to stand trial over post-election violence in 2007 and 2008.

# the-hague - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

ICC deadline looms for news on Saif Gaddafi

Today marks the deadline for Libya’s government to provide information to the International Criminal Court on the health and status of Mummar Gaddfi’s son – if it fails to do so it may be referred to the UN Security Council.

# the-hague - Monday 5 December, 2011

ICJ rules Greece was wrong to block Macedonia’s NATO bid

A dispute has been running between the two countries over the use of the name ‘Macedonia’.

# the-hague - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

ICC issues arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo

Gbagbo refused to cede power to his rival Alassane Ouattara after losing last year’s election, sparking violent divisions in the country.

# the-hague - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

ICC wants Hague judges involved in trial of Gaddafi’s son

Meanwhile, two Irish-based Libyan have reportedly been included in the new post-Muammar Gaddafi cabinet.

# the-hague - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Gaddafi’s son will be tried in Libya, says interim government Gaddafi This post contains videos

Gaddafi’s son will be tried in Libya, says interim government

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says he wants to ensure Gaddafi will get a fair trial if tried in Libya.

# the-hague - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Results day for Junior Cert students, cabinet meets to discuss selling off state assets, and what Irish people are more likely to lie about than anyone else…

Abuse victims ask International Criminal Court to prosecute Pope ICC

Abuse victims ask International Criminal Court to prosecute Pope

Two groups representing victims have brought a case against the Vatican for crimes against humanity.

# the-hague - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Dutch state found responsible for three Srebrenica deaths

In a groundbreaking ruling, the Dutch state has been found responsible for the deaths of three Bosnian Muslim men during the bloody Srebrenica massacre of 1995 – which saw 8,000 Muslim men and boys killed by Serb forces.

# the-hague - Monday 4 July, 2011

Judges enter “not guilty” plea for Mladić after kicking him out of court

The man accused of carrying out horrendous war crimes in Bosnia in the 1990s has again refused to enter a plea but judges at The Hague have done so on his behalf.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# the-hague - Monday 27 June, 2011

ICC issues warrants for Gaddafi and son

The Hague-based court also issued a warrant for the arrest of Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Sanoussi.

# the-hague - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Mandela charity ex-chief innocent in ‘blood diamond’ case

Supermodel Naomi Campbell testified that she gave stones – believed to have come from ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor, who is being tried for war crimes – to the former head of Nelson Mandela’s children’s charity in 1997.

# the-hague - Friday 3 June, 2011

Ratko Mladic shuns ‘monstrous’ charges as he appears at war crimes tribunal Mladic This post contains videos

Ratko Mladic shuns ‘monstrous’ charges as he appears at war crimes tribunal

The former commander of the Bosnian Serb army robustly defended his actions in the Netherlands court as he heard the indictment against him read out for the first time.

# the-hague - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock

Mladic seeks to delay extradition – by sending his appeal by post

The Serbian warlord is trying to avoid extradition to The Hague using any means possible – including through ‘snail mail’.

# the-hague - Monday 30 May, 2011

War crimes suspect Ratko Mladic to appeal against extradition to The Hague

The former Bosnian Serb military commander is unlikely to win his appeal with the Serbian government keen to move him on to the Netherlands to stand trial.

# the-hague - Sunday 29 May, 2011

Belgrade prepares for pro-Mladic protests organised by ultra-nationalist group

Serbian right-wing groups have urged their supporters to attend today’s rally, but Mladic’s lawyer says he has issued an appeal against violence and unrest in his name.

# the-hague - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Serbia to target those that protected war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic

The Serbian president has vowed to investigate those who may have colluded with Mladic to keep him from the authorities. Meanwhile, details of how the former army chief lived in hiding have been emerging.

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