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ICTY: Karadzic: Motion To Obtain Witness Statements From National Courts Denied

2011-01-12, The Hague, The Netherlands. The Accused requested the Trial Chamber to direct the OTP to obtain and disclose any prior statements and/or testimony given by its witnesses in domestic proceedings from the relevant authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia. The Accused argued that: there is no systematic effort made by the OTP [...]
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ECCC: Ieng: Request for Annulment of All Investigations Denied

2010-06-25, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The Pre-Trial Chamber (PTC) granted the defence’s appeal of the Co-Investigative Judges’ (CIJ) order rejecting the defence’s request for annulment of all investigations. However, the PTC dismissed the request for annulment, after reconsidering it on its merits. Procedural History On December 7, 2009, the defence filed a request to annul all investigations [...]
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ICTR: Karemera: TC Reconsiders Admissibility of Statements, But Finds ‘No Good Cause’ for the Motion

2010-04-07, Arusha, Tanzania. The Trial Chamber III granted, in part, Nzirorera’s motion for reconsideration of the Chamber’s decisions on the admission of written statements, but denied Nzirorera’s defence counsel fees on the ground that there was no good cause for this Motion. Statement of Law. The Chamber has the inherent power to reconsider its decisions when: [...]
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ICTY: Karadzic: OTP Hinted to Narrow and Resubmit Its Bar Table Motion

2010-04-13, The Hague, The Netherlands. The OTP attempted to admit into evidence from the bar table numerous documents created by JNA, VRS, SRK, crisis staff, SDS, RS government and the UN, as well as intercepts, media reports, interviews, video clips, maps and photographs. The Trial Chamber held that the admission of evidence from the bar [...]
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