How to watch a war crimes trial in The Hague

This is the opportunity for members of the public to sit in on trials at The Hague, which can give you an insight to history being made.

There are two courts in The Hague where visitors can watch war crimes proceedings: the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).

The ICTY was established in 1993 during the violent break-up of Yugoslavia. It is an ad hoc tribunal, established to deal only with crimes that occurred on the territory of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

Prominent accused include Slobodan Milošević, who died during his trial in 2006, and Radovan Karadžić and Ratko Mladić, whose trials are in progress now.

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