Tadić, The Anonymous Witness and the Sources of International Procedural Law

This article explores the Trial Chamber’s decision to allow the use of anonymous testimony as a protective measure in the wake of the final judgment in the Tadić trial. This initial decision, granting the prosecutor’s request for protective measures including the withholding of four witnesses’ identities from the accused, formed a precedent upon which later rulings for protective measures relied, both throughout the Tadić case and in subsequent cases before the International Tribunal.