Alphons Orie

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Alphonsus Martinus Maria Orie better known as Alphons Orie (born 23 November 1947 in Groningen, Netherlands) is a Dutch former lawyer specialising in criminal law and is now one of the thirty-two judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague.

Orie spent seventeen years until 1997 on the bar, and then four years as a criminal chamber judge, of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands. On 17 November 2001 he was sworn in as a judge of the ICTY.[1]

Notable cases over which Orie presided include Stanislav Galić, Miodrag Jokić, Milan Babić, Momčilo Krajišnik, Ramush Haradinaj, Trial of Gotovina et al (Ante Gotovina, Mladen Markač and Ivan Čermak) and, currently, Jovica Stanišić, Ratko Mladić, and Franko Simatović.

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