Hague Prosecutor: Croatia ‘Blocking Justice’ in War Crimes Cases


Serge Brammertz, the chief prosecutor at the UN’s International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals in The Hague, told the Security Council in New York on Tuesday that Croatia is “taking political decisions to block the justice process” in 1990s war crimes cases. Presenting his latest report, Brammertz said that “in the former Yugoslavia, the most significant issue remains regional judicial cooperation” in war crimes cases.

“As my written report details, the Croatian government is taking political decisions to block the justice process,” Brammertz said.

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