S0 — it wasn't Syria

In advance of the Arab League Summit Meeting — which is being attended by very few heads of state or government — that opened Saturday in Damascus, the UN rushed through several steps in its preparation for the formation of the tribunal to judge those responsible for the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq […]

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Hariri Tribunal to have seat in the Netherlands

A spokesperson for UNSG BAN Ki-Moon announced that a headquarters agreement was signed on Friday to establish the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in the Netherlands. The SG said, in the statement issued by the spokesperson, that “The Agreement will now be submitted to the Parliament of the Netherlands for ratification. In the meantime, the Unite...

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Carla del Ponte, Prosecutor in the Hague for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, briefs UN Security Council on fugitive suspects

The former Swiss prosecutor told the Security Council that a strong message to should be sent to fugitive suspects Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic, saying that the United Nations and the Security Council will do everything possibleld to bring them to justice. The Yugoslavia Tribunal is set to finish all current trials no later than 2009 and ...

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