ICTY rejects the 12 British, Canadian and America experts in Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac case as Friends of the court

The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in the Hague has February 14 denied the application by 12 British, Canadian and American military and legal experts for the status of Friend of the court (amicus curiae) in the case of Croatian generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac. The Appeals […]

Nope! Croatia cannot be a friend of the ICTY court!

ICTY Appeal Chamber has February 8 rejected the application by the government of Republic of Croatia for Friend of the court (amicus curiae) status in the Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac appeal. Knowing the attitude that the ICTY seemed to have saddled itself with from its beginnings – don’t trust people because all are guilty […]

Ante Gotovina’s defence team say Friends of the court applicants are objective and have 290 years of practical military experience

Ante Gotovina’s defence team has January 27th filed its Response to the Application and proposed amicus curiae (Friends of the court) brief (filed January 13 by 12 British, Canadian and American experts). The Response requests that ICTY accept the brief as it is an “independent and objective assessment from leading experts in the field.” “They […]

The Gotovina and Markac ICTY prosecutors patronise and say Friends of the court have phantom concerns

The prosecution filed (23 January 2012) a response to the brief authored by 12 British, Canadian and American legal and military experts as Friends of the court and filed 12 January in the Hague. In its response the prosecution seeks that the brief be rejected and says that the experts did not understand the first-instance […]

Legal and military experts support Gotovina and Markac Hague defence challenge

An unprecedented occurrence landed at the Hague on Thursday 12 January. A  25 page Application and Brief by 12 world experts, analysing the ICTY’s April 2011 Judgment on Croatian Generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac in relation to the alleged excessive shelling of Knin, Benkovac, Gracac and Obrovac during 1995 Operation Storm that liberated the […]

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