July 13, 2020

President Agius briefs UN Security Council on progress of Mechanism’s work

Arusha, The Hague, 11 December 2019 – The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Carmel Agius, presented the Mechanism’s fifteenth progress report to the United Nations Security Council (Council), outlining its judicial work and other key activities during the past six months.  With regard to the Mechanism’s remaining judicial caseload, President Agius first informed the Council of key developments at the Arusha branch, including the conclusion of review proceedings and the delivery, months ahead of schedule, of the review judgement in the Ngirabatware case. He then noted that a new indictment against Augustin Ngirabatware, for contempt…

President Agius concludes high-level meetings with Tanzanian officials

Arusha, 8 November 2019- The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Carmel Agius, today concluded his second visit to Dar es Salaam in the United Republic of Tanzania (Tanzania), where he held high-level meetings with Government officials.  Having travelled to Arusha earlier in November to spend time with staff at the Mechanism’s Arusha branch, President Agius took advantage of his presence in Tanzania to visit Dar es Salaam. There, he met with Tanzania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Prof. Palamagamba Kabudi, and Minister of Constitutional and Legal Affairs, Dr. Augustine Mahiga, on…