Case No.: IT-02-54-T

IN THE TRIAL CHAMBER

Before:
Judge Richard May, Presiding
Judge Patrick Robinson
Judge O-Gon Kwon

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order of:
17 September 2002

PROSECUTOR
v.
SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC

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DECISION ON PROSECUTION SCHEDULE OF CURRENT STATUS OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES NEEDS OF WITNESSES (Bosnia)

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The Office of the Prosecutor

Ms. Carla Del Ponte
Mr. Geoffrey Nice
Ms. Hildegard Uertz-Retzlaff
Mr. Dermot Groome

The Accused

Slobodan Milosevic

Amici Curiae

Mr. Steven Kay, QC
Mr. Branislav Tapuskovic
Prof. Mischa Wladimiroff

 

THIS TRIAL CHAMBER of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 ("International Tribunal"),

BEING SEISED of a "Prosecution Schedule of Current Status of Protective Measures Needs of Witnesses", filed by the Office of the Prosecutor ("Prosecution") on 19 August 2002 concerning the Bosnia indictment ("the Schedule"), in which the Prosecution request that, pending the determination of applications for protective measures at a date closer to trial, the 23 witnesses referred to in confidential Annex B to the Schedule be referred to by the pseudonym identified therein,

NOTING the Trial Chamber "Decision on Prosecution Motion for Trial Related Protective Measures for Witnesses (Bosnia)" issued on 30 July 2002, in which the Trial Chamber ordered that all witnesses for whom the Prosecution have applied for protective measures will be identified by pseudonym until such time as trial related protective measures are sought closer to the testimony of the witness,

CONSIDERING that the witnesses identified in Annex B to the Schedule should be dealt with in the same way as the witnesses subject to the Chamberís 30 July Decision,

PURSUANT TO RULE 75 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal

HEREBY ORDERS that the witnesses identified in Annex B to the Schedule shall be referred to by the pseudonym identified in the Motion.

 

Done in English and French, the English text being authoritative.

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Richard May
Presiding

Dated this seventeenth day of September 2002
At The Hague
The Netherlands

[Seal of the Tribunal]