Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb Army leader who is considered responsible for the Srebrenica massacre, arrived in The Hague Tuesday. He will be placed in the same detention center as the others facing trial in the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Mr. Mladic faces the prospect of spending the rest of his life in detention, but as detention centers go, the 'Hague Hilton,' as it is sometimes called, may not be such a bad place to stay.
Ratko Mladic's extradition to The Hague Tuesday to face 11 counts of war crimes in Bosnia reflects a growing acceptance of seeking justice in global courts instead of the battlefield.
Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic was arrested Thursday in Serbia, more than a decade after a warrant was issued for his arrest for his involvement in the Bosnian war of the 1990s. He was indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia for crimes against humanity, genocide, and war crimes in 1995 and the international arrest warrant soon followed.
The European Commission is still waiting for cast-iron confirmation of the arrested man's identity before making a statement, but said it had 'all reason to believe' that the man is accused war criminal Ratko Mladic.
NATO airstrikes today hit two government buildings in Tripoli, including the Interior Ministry.
The International Criminal Court's top prosecutor today asked judges to issue arrest warrants for Qaddafi, his eldest son, and his intelligence chief for 'crimes against humanity.'
Omar bin Laden issued a statement Tuesday on behalf of the bin Laden family questioning why his father didn't receive a court trial like Saddam Hussein or Slobodan Milošević.
Deadly skirmishes overnight on the Thai-Cambodian border broke a tentative cease-fire, but army commanders are holding talks again today as Cambodia simultaneously took the case to The Hague.
Ante Gotovina and another Croatian commander were convicted by a UN war crimes tribunal Friday for carrying out a 1995 campaign of ethnic cleansing against Serbs.
The Kenyan suspects, four of them members of the government, are requested to appear at The Hague April 7 on charges of organizing ethnic clashes after the 2007 presidential election.