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Go to the Brandeis Institutional Repository to conduct a keyword search across the entire Ad Hocs Oral History collection.

Video clips from the collection:

Richard Goldstone

Carolina de Lima

Jean Pelé Fomété 

Gabrielle Kirk McDonald

Glyn Morgan

 

Collection

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Alexandra Tomić (left) being interviewed
by Project Director Leigh Swigart

Scroll down the page for a list of interviewees by type of position they occupied at the Ad Hoc Tribunals. Some individuals have held multiple jobs so their names are found in more than one category.

CHAMBERS

Judges
  • Gabrielle Kirk McDonald (US), ICTY Judge (1993-1999); ICTY President (1997-1999).
  • Antoine Mindua (DRC), Legal Officer and Chief of the ICTR Judicial Proceedings Support Unit (1997-2001); ICTY Judge (2006-16); current ICC judge.
  • Howard Morrison (UK), ICTY/ICTR defense counsel (1998-2004); ICTY judge (2009-16); current ICC Judge.
  • Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba (Zambia), ICTY Trial Judge (1997-2003); ICTY and ICTR Appeals Judge (2003-2005); current judge of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.
  • Alphons Orie (Netherlands), ICTY defense counsel (1995-97); ICTY Judge (2001-present).
  • Fausto Pocar (Italy), ICTY Trial Judge (2000-01); ICTR and ICTR Appeals Judge (2000-present).
  • Patricia M. Wald (US), Judge at the ICTY (1999-2001); former Chief Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Other roles
  • Larry D. Johnson (US), Chief of Staff to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, UN Protection Force in the former Yugoslavia (1994); member of the team that drafted the ICTY Statute (1993); Chef de Cabinet, Office of the ICTY President (2003-2005).
  • Isabelle Lambert (France), Personal Assistant to the ICTY Registrar (1994-2009); Temporary Personal Assistant to the ICTY Prosecutor (2007-2008); Senior Staff Administrator in the ICTY Registry (2009-2011); Administrative Assistant to  ICTY President Meron (2011 to 2015); Administrative Assistant to MICT President Meron (2015 to the present).
  • Kate Mackintosh (UK), Legal Assistant to ICTY Judge and President Antonio Cassese (1998); Legal Officer of the ICTR Appeals Chamber (1999-2000); Legal Officer of the ICTY Trial and Appeals Chamber (2000-2003); currently Deputy Registrar of the ICTY.
  • Karen Naimer (US), Clerk for ICTY President Theodor Meron (2003); current Director of the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones at Physicians for Human Rights.
  • Gregory Townsend (US), ICTR Registry and Chambers (1998-2000); ICTR Office of the Prosecutor (2000-03, 2005-07); ICTY Office of the Prosecutor (2007-08); ICTY Registry (2014-present).

OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTOR

  • Richard Goldstone (South Africa), First Chief Prosecutor of the ICTY and ICTR (1994-96).
  • Glyn Morgan (UK), Strategic Intelligence Analyst, Office of the Prosecutor, ICTY (1998-2001).
  • Stephen Rapp (US), ICTR prosecutor (2001-2005); ICTR Chief of Prosecutions (2005-2007); Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone (2007-2009); US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes (2009-2015).
  • Patricia Sellers (US), Legal Advisor on Gender-Related Crimes and Trial Attorney/Senior Trial Attorney, ICTY Office of the Prosecutor (1994-2007); ICTR Legal Advisor.
  • Alan Tieger (US), ICTY Trial Attorney and Senior Prosecuting Trial Attorney (1994-present).
  • Gregory Townsend (US), ICTR Registry and Chambers (1998-2000); ICTR Office of the Prosecutor (2000-03, 2005-07); ICTY Office of the Prosecutor (2007-08); ICTY Registry (2014-present).
  • Alex Whiting (US), Senior Trial Attorney and prosecutor for the ICTY (2002-2007); current Professor of Practice, Harvard Law School.
  • Diederick Zanen (Netherlands), ICTY Language Specialist in Office of the Prosecutor (1998-2010); current head of the Field and Operational Interpretation Unit within Language Services Section of the ICC Registry.

REGISTRY

Administration

  • Isabelle Lambert (France), Personal Assistant to the ICTY Registrar (1994-2009); Temporary Personal Assistant to the ICTY Prosecutor (2007-2008); Senior Staff Administrator in the ICTY Registry (2009-2011); Administrative Assistant to ICTY President Meron (2011 to 2015). Administrative Assistant to MICT President Meron (2015 to the present).
  • Kate Mackintosh (UK), Legal Assistant to ICTY Judge and President Antonio Cassese (1998); Legal Officer of the ICTR Appeals Chamber (1999-2000); Legal Officer of the ICTY Trial and Appeals.
  • Antoine Mindua (DRC), Legal Officer and Chief of the ICTR Judicial Proceedings Support Unit (1997-2001); ICTY Judge (2006-16); current ICC judge.

Defense

  • Beth S. Lyons (US), Defense Counsel at the ICTR (2004 to the present).
  • Howard Morrison (UK), ICTY/ICTR defense counsel (1998-2004); ICTY judge (2009-16); current ICC Judge.
  • Alphons Orie (Netherlands), ICTY defense counsel (1995-97); ICTY Judge (2001-present).

Information technology

  • David Falces (US), ICTY Information Technology specialist (1994-2010); current ICTY Chief of Administration.

Language services

  • Ellen Elias-Bursać (US), ICTY translator/reviser (periodically from 1998-2002; full-time from 2005-2010).
  • Alexandra Tomić (Serbia), ICTY Interpreter (1994-2002); current Chief of the ICC Language Services Section.
  • Diederick Zanen (Netherlands), ICTY Language Specialist in Office of the Prosecutor (1998-2010); current head of the Field and Operational Interpretation Unit within Language Services Section of the ICC Registry.

Legal advisor

  • Jean Pelé Fomété (Cameroon), Legal Advisor and Programmes Director in the ICTR Registry (1997-2009); currently Deputy Registrar of the International Court of Justice.
  • Sam Muller (Netherlands), Senior Legal Adviser of the ICTY (1998-2002); current Director of HiiL Innovating Justice.
  • Gregory Townsend (US), ICTR Registry and Chambers (1998-2000); ICTR Office of the Prosecutor (2000-03, 2005-07); ICTY Office of the Prosecutor (2007-08); ICTY Registry (2014-present).

Victims and witnesses

  • Carolina de Lima (Brazil), ICTY Office of the Prosecutor (1994-95); ICTY Victims and Witnesses Unit (1995-2000).

OTHER

  • Hans Corell (Sweden), Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and Legal Counsel of the UN  at the time the Ad Hoc Tribunals were established (1994-2004).
  • Benjamin B. Ferencz (US), Chief Prosecutor for the Einsatzgruppen Trial at Nuremberg and Advocate for the International Criminal Court (1946-48); eminent figure in the world of international criminal justice to the present.
  • Larry D. Johnson (US), Chief of Staff to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, UN Protection Force in the former Yugoslavia (1994); member of the team that drafted the ICTY Statute (1993); Chef de Cabinet, Office of the ICTY President (2003-2005).
  • Mirko Klarin, Journalist with SENSE News Agency, headquartered at ICTY (1994 to the present).
  • John H.F. Shattuck (US), Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor at the time the Ad Hoc Tribunals were established (1993-98).