Seselj

Serbia says will not transfer Seselj's associates to ICTY

The Belgrade media have said that the decision would reinforce Croatia's decision to block the opening of the policy chapter 23, which concerns judiciary and fundamental rights, over Serbia's non-cooperation with the Hague tribunal.

ICTY Prosecution files appeal against Seselj acquittal

The Prosecutor's Office of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Monday filed a Notice of Appeal against the Trial Judgement of Vojislav Seselj.

Grabar-Kitarovic tells UN Seselj acquittal dangerous precedent

She warns Ban about the possible damaging effects of the March 31 decision handed down in Seselj's absence, saying she is "deeply disappointed and concerned" with it.

Prosecution to appeal against Seselj acquittal

Chief prosecutor Serge Brammertz said that the judges had ignored a large portion of evidence against Seselj, who was accused of inciting ethnic hatred against Bosnian Muslims and Croatians in the early 90s.

Minister says Seselj could be denied entry to Bosnia

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on March 31 acquitted Seselj on all counts of the indictment for war crimes in Croatia, Vojvodina and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The ruling may be appealed.

Serbian PM: 'Greater Serbia' is not our policy, ICTY hasn't served its purpose

The ICTY did not achieve that goal but rather "drove nails into the coffin of the dormant Balkans, which supposedly should again return to blood and crimes," Vucic said,

Pupovac: ICTY resembles shop before closing

"This verdict is a shock to all victims of war policies, notably the policy connected with Vojislav Seselj, and at the same time it shows that the tribunal in The Hague is wrapping up its work in the worst possible way, ...

Montenegrin PM congratulates Seselj on acquittal

Montenegrin  Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic on Thursday congratulated Vojislav Seselj on getting acquitted by the UN war crimes tribunal at The Hague.

Veterans ministry resents Seselj's acquittal

"We consider the leader of the Serbian Radical Party as one of the most responsible for the crimes committed during the Homeland War in Croatia because of his deployment of Serb forces against Croatia and numerous hate speeches," 

Seselj acquittal prompts different political reactions in Serbia

The acquittal of Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj by the Hague-based International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Thursday prompted different reactions on the political scene in Serbia.

Interior ministry says Seselj will be denied entry into Croatia

Should Serb Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj arrive at the Croatian border, he will be banned from entering Croatia pursuant to the Law on Foreigners, the Croatian Interior Ministry reported on Thursday.

Seselj says will seek EUR 14 mln in damages

Addressing reporters in his party's offices, Seselj said that two judges in the trial chamber in charge of his case "have demonstrated professionalism, honour and integrity, resisting political pressure."

ICTY: Declaring autonomy of Serb regions not plan for a Greater Serbia

The majority is of the opinion that the Prosecution has given a very partial interpretation of the events it claims demonstrate the existence of a criminal plan for a Greater Serbia or for an entity known by a similar name.

Grabar-Kitarovic: Seselj acquittal shameful defeat for international criminal law

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Thursday strongly criticised the Hague tribunal's acquittal of Vojislav Seselj, describing it as a shameful defeat for international criminal law.

Nikolic says ICTY a measure for a Serb

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic on Thursday would not comment on Vojislav Seselj's acquittal in detail, saying only that "a measure for a Serb" was whether the UN tribunal in The Hague acquitted or convicted him.

Media: Seselj ruling deals blow to prosecution, gives boost to Serbian Radical Party

The ICTY on Thursday acquitted Seselj on all nine counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Croatia, the Serbian province of Vojvodina, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Croatian FM: Seselj acquittal offensive to victims, destructive for reconciliation

The acquittal of Vojislav Seselj is insulting and shocking for all victims of the Greater Serbian policy and destructive for the reconciliation process, Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miro Kovac said on Thursday.

Brammertz says decision on appeal in several days

"The Office of the Prosecutor takes note of today’s verdict. We fully understand that many victims and communities will be disappointed by the Trial Chamber’s judgement.

Seselj: I don't feel guilty of anything

After hearing that he was acquitted by the UN war crimes tribunal in the Hague on all counts of the indictment, Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj said on Thursday he did not feel guilty of anything and that the verdict would "clear the name of the Serb people" of war crimes in the former Yugoslavia.

Oreskovic says Seselj verdict prosecution's defeat, tribunal's disgrace

Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said in Vukovar on Thursday that the acquittal of Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj was a defeat of the Hague war crimes tribunal's prosecution and a disgrace for the UN court.

ICTY: Some of Seselj's speeches invitation to persecution, but there's no causality

"With this acquittal on all nine counts of the indictment, the arrest warrant issued by the Appeals Chamber is rendered moot," said presiding judge Jean-Claude Antonetti.

UN tribunal clears Serb nationalist leader Seselj of war crimes

The UN's International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) cleared Serbian nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj of war crimes on Thursday.

ICTY finds Seselj not guilty

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) Trial Chamber on Thursday acquitted Vojislav Seselj on all counts of the indictment for war crimes in Croatia, Vojvodina and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

UN tribunal to issue verdict on Serb nationalist leader Seselj

More than 20 years after the country's civil wars, the UN's International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague was due Thursday to issue its verdict on Serb nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj.

ICTY to hand down judgment in Seselj case Thursday

"He is responsible for the suffering of tens of thousands of victims who were expelled from their homes, murdered, detained, tortured, raped, and whose villages, towns, and religious sites were wantonly destroyed as a result of his words and his acts,"

Seselj: Karadzic verdict is verdict against entire Serb people

Radovan Karadzic is innocent and The Hague tribunal has sentenced him to 40 years only because he is a Serb, which makes this a verdict against the entire Serb people, another ICTY indictee and leader of Serb Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj said on Thursday.

Serbia says will protest with EU over Croatia's conduct in Seselj case

Serbian Deputy PM and head of the National Council for Cooperation with the ICTY, Rasim Ljajic, said that Croatian politicians had been "flexing their patriotic muscles" in relations with Serbia for months.

Documenta: ICTY has capitulated to Vojislav Seselj

Documenta believes that this brings the tribunal and its work and objective into question and that it undermines its contribution to building trust in those areas engulfed by war and does not offer any hope to the families of victims that justice will be satisfied.

ICTY: Seselj verdict to be announced on March 31

Seselj, who heads the Serb Radical Party (SRS), is accused of committing war crimes from 1991 to 1993. He was granted provisional release for health reasons on November 6, 2014, after spending more than 11 years in the ICTY detention unit.

Seselj says won't voluntarily go to The Hague for verdict

Police Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic told Pink TV that the ICTY's behaviour was "irresponsible" and that it was a veiled "attempt to weaken Serbia's position and destabilise the government." 

ICTY to deliver Seselj ruling on March 31

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) will deliver a verdict for Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj in The Hague on March 31, the tribunal said on Friday.