note that this is not a verbatim transcript of the Press Briefing.
It is merely a summary.
ICTY Weekly Press Briefing
Registry and Chambers:
Jim Landale, Spokesman for Registry and Chambers,
made the following statement:
I am extremely pleased to be able to announce
that Hans Holthuis and John Hocking have been re-appointed Registrar
and appointed Deputy Registrar, respectively. Starting on 1 January
2005, Hans Holthuis' new term will run until 2008. John Hocking
had been Acting Deputy Registrar since 1 September and his appointment
is effective 1 December 2004.
In terms of other Outreach activities:
The Tribunal is this week participating in two
conferences that concern the prosecution of war crimes in Bosnia
and Herzegovina and the transition from the ICTY to domestic courts.
The first of the two conferences was held over the last two days
in Brcko, and the second is being held tomorrow and Friday in Sarajevo.
The audience consists of local judges, prosecutors and attorneys.
The conferences have been organised by the Central European and
Eurasian Law Initiative of the American Bar Association in cooperation
with domestic institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In terms of the court schedule:
Next week, the last before the recess, is yet another
busy week, with the Milosevic, Limaj et al., Oric, Hadzihasanovic
and Kubura, and Krajisnik trials continuing in all three of our
A few reminders:
There will be a pre-trial conference in the case
concerning allegations against Milka Maglov on Monday, 13 December
2004, starting at 3 p.m.
In The Prosecutor v. Dario Kordic and Mario
Cerkez, the Appeals Chamber will render its judgement on Appeal
on 17 December 2004 at 2.15 p.m. in Courtroom I.
There will be a status conference in The Prosecutor
v. Milan Babic on 17 December at 4.30 p.m. in Courtroom II.
Office of the Prosecutor:
Florence Hartmann for the Office of the Prosecutor
made no statement.
There were no questions.
The Prosecutor v Slobodan Milosevic
30 November 2004 "Order On Prosecution’s Fifth
Motion For Variance Of Prior Orders Of Non-Disclosure."
01 December 2004 "Order On Prosecution Notice
Pursuant To Rule 94bis."
07 December 2004 "Order To Accused To Produce
A List Of His Next 50 Witnesses And Finalise Compliance With Rule
65ter Obligations Regarding Exhibits."
The Prosecutor v. Vojislav Seselj
23 November 2004 "Prosecution’s Response To
The Accused’s Motion To Re-Examine The Decision To Assign Standby
02 December 2004 "Supplement To The Request
By The Defendant For Disqualification Of The ICTY Prosecutor Carla
02 December 2004 "Submission No. 59."
06 December 2004 "Request By The Accused For
The Bureau To Disqualify The President Of The International Criminal
Tribunal Theodor Meron From The Trial And Decision-Making Process
In The Case of Prosecutor v. Professor Vojislav Seselj."
The Prosecutor v. Tihomir Blaskic
02 December 2004 "Order For The Immediate
Cessation Of Violations Of Protective Measures For Witnesses."
The Prosecutor v. Sojan Zupljanin
05 October 2004 "Warrant Of Arrest And Order
For Surrender Withdrawl Of Previous Warrants Of Arrest."
The Prosecutor v. Mario Cerkez
07 December 2004 "The Appeals Chamber’s 2
December 2004 Order."