1 Friday, 19 February 2010
2 [Status Conference]
3 [Open session]
4 [The Appellant Tarculovski entered court]
5 --- Upon commencing at 2.16 p.m.
6 JUDGE ROBINSON: I'm going to ask the Registrar to call the case.
7 THE REGISTRAR: Good afternoon, Your Honour. This is case number
8 IT-04-82-A, the Prosecutor versus Ljube Boskoski and Johan Tarculovski.
9 JUDGE ROBINSON: And may have I the appearances, beginning with
10 the Prosecution.
11 MS. MARTIN-SALGADO: Good afternoon, Your Honour. My name is
12 Elena Martin-Salgado, and I'm appearing today on behalf of the
13 Prosecution with Francois Boudreault and Lourdes Galicia
14 JUDGE ROBINSON: Thank you. And for the Defence of Mr. Boskoski.
15 MR. METTRAUX: Good afternoon, Your Honour. Guenael Mettraux on
16 behalf of Mr. Boskoski.
17 JUDGE ROBINSON: Thank you, Mr. Mettraux.
18 And for the Defence of Mr. Tarculovski.
19 MR. N. DERSHOWITZ: [Via teleconference] Nathan Dershowitz by --
20 MR. APOSTOLSKI: [Interpretation] Good afternoon, Your Honour. On
21 behalf of Johan Tarculovski, Attorney Antonio Apostolski.
22 JUDGE ROBINSON: [Overlapping speakers] Nathan Dershowitz --
23 MR. N. DERSHOWITZ: [Via teleconference] Correct, by telephone.
24 JUDGE ROBINSON: -- is by teleconference.
25 MR. N. DERSHOWITZ: [Via teleconference] Thank you, Your Honour.
1 This is Nathan Dershowitz.
2 JUDGE ROBINSON: Now, as you know this is a Status Conference
3 called in accordance Rule 65 bis which requires that a Status Conference
4 be convened within 120 days of the last Status Conference, to allow any
5 person in custody pending appeal the opportunity to raise issues in
6 relation thereto, including the mental and physical condition of that
8 The last time Mr. Tarculovski had the opportunity to raise issues
9 regarding his detention was during the appeal hearing on the 29th of
10 October, 2009.
11 So may I ask, Mr. Tarculovski, whether you have any issues to
12 raise concerning your custody, your mental and physical well-being.
13 THE APPELLANT TARCULOVSKI: [Interpretation] Thank you very much
14 for this question, Your Honour. I don't have anything to say.
15 Everything is fine.
16 JUDGE ROBINSON: Thank you very much, Mr. Tarculovski.
17 I am to say that the Judgement in this appeal will be rendered
18 in -- in due course, and the date on which it will be rendered will be
19 announced shortly.
20 May I ask any of the counsel whether they have any issues to
22 MS. MARTIN-SALGADO: We don't have any issues to raise, Your
23 Honour. Thank you.
24 JUDGE ROBINSON: Thank you.
25 MR. METTRAUX: No issue, Your Honour. Thank you.
1 MR. N. DERSHOWITZ: [Via teleconference] No issues, Your Honour.
2 Thank you.
3 MR. APOSTOLSKI: [Interpretation] Your Honour, the Defence has no
4 questions. Maybe my colleague Dershowitz, who is on the phone line,
5 maybe he has some issues to raise.
6 JUDGE ROBINSON: Mr. Dershowitz, are you hearing us?
7 MR. N. DERSHOWITZ: [Via teleconference] Yes, I do hear, and I do
8 not have any -- any issues to raise --
9 JUDGE ROBINSON: I didn't hear you well, but I gathered you were
10 saying you did not have any issues to raise; is that correct?
11 MR. N. DERSHOWITZ: [Via teleconference] That is correct, Your
13 JUDGE ROBINSON: Mr. Dershowitz?
14 MR. N. DERSHOWITZ: [Via teleconference] Yes, that is correct,
15 Your Honour.
16 JUDGE ROBINSON: Thank you very much. Well, I can only say you
17 have set for -- which I wish other proceedings would follow, in the
18 brevity of these proceedings.
19 I thank you for coming, and the Status Conference and the hearing
20 are adjourned.
21 MR. N. DERSHOWITZ: [Via teleconference] Thank you, Your Honour.
22 --- Whereupon the Status Conference adjourned
23 at 2.22 p.m.