The Necessity of Setting up the Ad Hoc International Criminal Tribunals. The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: (1993-today)

The Necessity of Setting up the Ad Hoc International Criminal Tribunals. The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: (1993-today) | Denisa BARBU

Abstract: This tribunal has been set up for the punishment of persons responsible for serious violations of international humanitarian law committed in the territory of the former Yugoslavia since 1991. The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia is a United Nations structure established for the prosecution of serious crimes committed during the wars in the former Yugoslavia. The Tribunal is an ad hoc court, which sits in Hague, Netherlands, and was established by resolution 827 of the Security Council of the United Nations, adopted on May 25, 1993 (Ackerman, O’Sullivan, 2000), as a measure to restore the international peace and security, adopted under Charter of the United Nations  (Onica- Jarka, 2009, p. 107).

Keywords: the investigations, crimes, violations of the Geneva Conventions, jurisdictions.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18662/lumenlaw.2015.0401.06

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