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The courtroom, named after Antonio Cassesse, the tribunal's first president, has sound-absorbent walls, which means lawyers at each end of the courtroom can consult with each other without the opposition overhearing them.The seat of the tribunal in The Hague is one that follows a hundred years of tradition, which have crowned this city as the capital of international justice.The International Criminal Court, which indicted Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir and Libya's Moammar Gadhafi, is also based in The Hague.The Hague has a storied history, with the first and second Hague Peace Conferences in 1899 and 1907 respectfully resulting in the establishment of the Permanent Court of Arbitration and The Hague Conventions, a foundations of the laws of warfare in modern times.Article 90 of the Netherlands' constitution requires the government to promote international justice.
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