In May 1993, in response to the "ethnic cleansing" of some 250,000 Muslims in the former Yugoslavia, the Security Council adopted a resolution establishing the Yugoslavia Tribunal; in September 1993, the General Assembly elected the Tribunal's judges; and in July 1994, the Security Council appointed its Prosecutor.
Scharf, Michael P.
"An Assessment Of The Yugoslavia War Crimes Tribunal,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 2
, Article 15.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol2/iss3/15