U.N. Security Council Passes Resolution to Increase War Crimes Appellate Judges as Chief Prosecutor Calls for Better Cooperation and Bosnian Serb Ex-President Surrenders

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Thursday, February 1, 2001
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
17
Issue: 
2
78
Abstract: 
At the end of the 1999, the United Nations Security Council adopted a Resolution to increase the number of appellate judges for the war crimes tribunal, and the war crimes prosecutor accused two African countries of protecting suspects wanted by the International Tribunal for Rwanda and called for the arrest of major suspects wanted in the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Meanwhile on January 9, 2001, the former president of the Bosnian Serb republic flew to the ICTY where an indictment against her was unsealed…[more]