U.N. Votes to Establish War Crimes Tribunal

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Monday, February 1, 1993
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Volume: 
9
Issue: 
2
48
Abstract: 
On February 22, 1993, the U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to establish an international tribunal to prosecute war crimes committed during the fighting in the former Yugoslav Republic. Voting on a French proposal, the Security Council asked the U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali to prepare a report within 60 days detailing the specific structure and procedures of the tribunal…[more]