Case No. IT-04-79-I

IN TRIAL CHAMBER II

Before:
Judge Carmel Agius, Presiding
Judge Jean-Claude Antonetti
Judge Kevin Parker

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order of:
14 March 2005

PROSECUTOR

v.

Mico STANISIC

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ORDER FOR RELEASE OF AUDIO-VISUAL RECORD AND PERMITTING PHOTOGRAPHY

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The Office of the Prosecutor:

Ms. Carla Del Ponte

The Accused:

Mico Stanisic

 

I, Carmel Agius, Presiding Judge of Trial Chamber II 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 ("Tribunal");

NOTING the Indictment in the case The Prosecutor v. Mico Stanisic, confirmed by Judge Amin El Mahdi on 25 February 2005;

NOTING the Decision by Judge Amin El Mahdi dated 10 March 2005 lifting the confidentiality of the Indictment against Mico Stanisic;

NOTING that Mico Stanisic ("Accused") surrendered and was transferred to the seat of the Tribunal on 11 March 2005;

NOTING the Order by the President of the Tribunal dated 11 March 2005 assigning the case against Mico Stanisic to Trial Chamber II;

NOTING the Order of 14 March 2005 designating myself as judge of Trial Chamber II for the purpose of the initial appearance of the Accused;

NOTING that the initial appearance of the Accused has been scheduled for Thursday 17 March 2005 at 17.30 hours in Courtroom 1;

HAVING CONSIDERED the request of certain members of the press;

PURSUANT TO Rule 81(D) of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the Tribunal;

HEREBY ORDER that, subject to any further order of the Trial Chamber:

  1. the taking of still photographs by designated press photographers at the commencement of all proceedings in this matter is authorised as directed by the Chief of Security of the Tribunalís Security Service; and

  2. the release of the audio-visual record of all open sessions in this case is permitted as provided by the Registrar of the Tribunal.

 

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

Dated this fourteenth day of March 2005,
At The Hague
The Netherlands

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Judge Carmel Agius
Presiding

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