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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro)

See also : Application for Revision of the Judgment of 11 July 1996 in the Case concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Yugoslavia), Preliminary Objections (Yugoslavia v. Bosnia and Herzegovina)

    Merits and Counter-claims

    Written Proceedings

  • 15 April 1994
    Memorial of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
     PDF 13.7 Mb
  • 22 July 1997
    Counter-Memorial of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
     PDF 31.4 Mb
  • 23 April 1998
    Reply of the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina
     PDF 64.8 Mb
  • 22 February 1999
    Rejoinder of the Government of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
     PDF 34 Mb
  • 20 April 2001
    Withdrawal of Counter-claims by the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
     PDF 70 Kb

Decision(s) of the Court

  • Order of 10 September 2001
    Withdrawal of Counter-claims
     PDF 311 Kb

      Oral Proceedings

    • CR 2006/2
      Public sitting held on Monday 27 February 2006, at 10.30 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. Softic and Mr. van den Biesen

      Original  PDF 255.5 KbTranslation  PDF 259 Kb


    • CR 2006/3
      Public sitting held on Tuesday 28 February 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. Pellet, Mr. Franck and Ms Karagiannakis

      Original  PDF 289.7 KbTranslation  PDF 249.8 Kb


    • CR 2006/4
      Public sitting held on Tuesday 28 February 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ms Karagiannakis and Mr. van den Biesen

      Original  PDF 307.4 KbTranslation  PDF 284.7 Kb


    • CR 2006/5
      Public sitting held on Wednesday 1 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. Franck, Ms Karagiannakis and Ms Dauban

      Original  PDF 331.6 KbTranslation  PDF 322.5 Kb


    • CR 2006/6
      Public sitting held on Thursday 2 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ms Dauban, Mr. Franck and Ms Stern

      Original  PDF 354.2 KbTranslation  PDF 321.2 Kb


    • CR 2006/7
      Public sitting held on Thursday 2 March 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ms Stern and Mr. Franck

      Original  PDF 330 KbTranslation  PDF 266.7 Kb


    • CR 2006/8
      Public sitting held on Friday 3 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. Pellet and Mr. van den Biesen

      Original  PDF 254.7 KbTranslation  PDF 283.3 Kb


    • CR 2006/9
      Public sitting held on Monday 6 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ms Karagiannakis, Mr. Torkildsen and Mr. Condorelli

      Original  PDF 276.4 KbTranslation  PDF 286.4 Kb


    • CR 2006/10
      Public sitting held on Monday 6 March 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. Condorelli and Mr. Pellet

      Original  PDF 284.4 KbTranslation  PDF 266.2 Kb


    • CR 2006/11
      Public sitting held on Tuesday 7 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. Condorelli, Mr. Pellet and Mr. Franck

      Original  PDF 264.2 KbTranslation  PDF 259.7 Kb


    • CR 2006/12
      Public sitting held on Wednesday 8 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Radoslav Stojanoviæ, Mr. Obradoviæ and Mr. Varady

      Original  PDF 253.4 KbTranslation  PDF 264.5 Kb


    • CR 2006/13
      Public sitting held on Thursday 9 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Vladimir Djeriæ, Mr. Tibor Varady, Mr. Andreas Zimmermann and Mr. Tibor Varady

      Original  PDF 255.7 KbTranslation  PDF 283.4 Kb


    • CR 2006/14
      Public sitting held on Thursday 9 March 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Radoslav Stojanoviæ

      Original  PDF 197.7 KbTranslation  PDF 183.4 Kb


    • CR 2006/15
      Public sitting held on Friday 10 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Radoslav Stojanoviæ

      Original  PDF 191 KbTranslation  PDF 176.6 Kb


    • CR 2006/16
      Public sitting held on Monday 13 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Ian Brownlie

      Original  PDF 246.8 KbTranslation  PDF 264.7 Kb


    • CR 2006/17
      Public sitting held on Monday 13 March 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Ian Brownlie

      Original  PDF 269.4 KbTranslation  PDF 287.2 Kb


    • CR 2006/18
      Public sitting held on Tuesday 14 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Xavier de Roux

      Original  PDF 230.6 KbTranslation  PDF 218.4 Kb


    • CR 2006/19
      Public sitting held on Tuesday 15 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Xavier de Roux

      Original  PDF 225.9 KbTranslation  PDF 163.4 Kb


    • CR 2006/20
      Public sitting held on Wednesday 15 March 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Xavier de Roux, Ms Fauveau-Ivanoviæ, Mr. Cvetkoviæ

      Original  PDF 362.1 KbTranslation  PDF 253.4 Kb


    • CR 2006/21
      Public sitting held on Thursday 16 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Ian Brownlie, Mr. Saša Obradoviæ and Mr. Radoslav Stojanoviæ

      Original  PDF 193.5 KbTranslation  PDF 198.6 Kb


    • CR 2006/22
      Public sitting held on Friday 17 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. András J. Riedlmayer (expert called by Bosnia and Herzegovina)

      Original  PDF 245.9 KbTranslation  PDF 264.7 Kb


    • CR 2006/23
      Public sitting held on Monday 20 March 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: General Sir Richard Dannatt (expert called by Bosnia and Herzegovina)

      Original  PDF 190.6 KbTranslation  PDF 207.7 Kb


    • CR 2006/24
      Public sitting held on Thursday 23 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Vladimir Lukiæ (witness called by Serbia and Montenegro)

      Original  PDF 150.7 KbTranslation  PDF 155 Kb


    • CR 2006/25
      Public sitting held on Thursday 23 March 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Vitomir Popoviæ (witness called by Serbia and Montenegro)

      Original  PDF 123.4 KbTranslation  PDF 135.6 Kb


    • CR 2006/26
      Public sitting held on Friday 24 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: General Sir Michael Rose (witness called by Serbia and Montenegro) and Mr. Jean-Paul Sardon (witness-expert called by Serbia and Montenegro)

      Original  PDF 233.8 KbTranslation  PDF 257.9 Kb


    • CR 2006/27
      Public sitting held on Monday 27 March 2006 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Dušan Mihajloviæ (witness called by Serbia and Montenegro)

      Original  PDF 145.6 KbTranslation  PDF 153.7 Kb


    • CR 2006/28
      Public sitting held on Monday 27 March 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Vladimir Miliæeviæ (witness called by Serbia and Montenegro)

      Original  PDF 113.9 KbTranslation  PDF 121.2 Kb


    • CR 2006/29
      Public sitting held on Tuesday 28 March 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, Vice-President Al-Khasawneh, Acting President, presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Dragoljub Miæunoviæ (witness called by Serbia and Montenegro)

      Original  PDF 120 KbTranslation  PDF 121.2 Kb


    • CR 2006/30
      Public sitting held on Tuesday 18 April 2006, at 10.15 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. Softiæ and Mr van den Biesen

      Original  PDF 258.5 KbTranslation  PDF 270 Kb


    • CR 2006/31
      Public sitting held on Tuesday 18 April 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. Pellet and Mr. van den Biesen

      Original  PDF 308.1 KbTranslation  PDF 301 Kb


    • CR 2006/32
      Public sitting held on Wednesday 19 April 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. Franck, Ms Stern and Ms Karagiannakis

      Original  PDF 348 KbTranslation  PDF 315.9 Kb


    • CR 2006/33
      Public sitting held on Thursday 20 April 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ms Stern, Mr. Franck and Mr van den Biesen

      Original  PDF 296.9 KbTranslation  PDF 268.4 Kb


    • CR 2006/34
      Public sitting held on Thursday 20 April 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. Condorelli, Mr. van den Biesen, Ms Dauban and Mr. Ollivier

      Original  PDF 352.5 KbTranslation  PDF 314.6 Kb


    • CR 2006/35
      Public sitting held on Friday 21 April 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. Ollivier, Ms Dauban, Mr. Condorelli and Mr. Franck

      Original  PDF 378.8 KbTranslation  PDF 282 Kb


    • CR 2006/36
      Public sitting held on Friday 21 April 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. Pellet, Mr. Franck and Ms Stern

      Original  PDF 305.2 KbTranslation  PDF 302.7 Kb


    • CR 2006/37
      Public sitting held on Monday 24 April 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ms Stern, Mr. Pellet, Mr. van den Biesen and Mr. Softic

      Original  PDF 284.6 KbTranslation  PDF 276.9 Kb


    • CR 2006/38
      Public sitting held on Tuesday 2 May 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Radoslav Stojanovic, Mr. Ian Brownlie

      Original  PDF 271.4 KbTranslation  PDF 252.5 Kb


    • CR 2006/39
      Public sitting held on Tuesday 2 May 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Ian Brownlie, Mr. Olujiæ, Mr. Obradovic, Mr. Cvetkovic

      Original  PDF 307.5 KbTranslation  PDF 332.3 Kb


    • CR 2006/40
      Public sitting held on Wednesday 3 May 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Cvetkovic, Mr. Brownlie

      Original  PDF 259.3 KbTranslation  PDF 281 Kb


    • CR 2006/41
      Public sitting held on Thursday 4 May 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Ms Fauveau-Ivanovic

      Original  PDF 286.8 KbTranslation  PDF 293.2 Kb


    • CR 2006/42
      Public sitting held on Thursday 4 May 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Ms Fauveau-Ivanovic

      Original  PDF 277.3 KbTranslation  PDF 246.5 Kb


    • CR 2006/43
      Public sitting held on Monday 8 May 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Obradoviæ, Ms Fauveau-Ivanoviæ

      Original  PDF 269.2 KbTranslation  PDF 324.4 Kb


    • CR 2006/44
      Public sitting held on Monday 8 May 2006, at 3 p.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Varady, Mr. Zimmerman

      Original  PDF 287.6 KbTranslation  PDF 332.2 Kb


    • CR 2006/45
      Public sitting held on Tuesday 9 May 2006, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Higgins presiding - Oral arguments on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mr. van den Biesen - Oral arguments on behalf of Serbia and Montenegro: Mr. Djeriæ, M. Zimmermann, Mr. Varady et Mr. Stojanoviæ

      Original  PDF 297 KbTranslation  PDF 308.2 Kb


      Other documents

    • 12 May 2006
      Letter from the Agent of Serbia and Montenegro transmitting to the Court his Government's answers to the questions put by the Vice-President
       PDF 720.6 Kb
    • 12 May 2006
      Letter from the Deputy Agent of Bosnia and Herzegovina transmitting to the Court the answer of the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the question put by the Vice-President
       PDF 365.4 Kb