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Media Accreditation for R. Karadžić’s Opening Statement on 1 and 2 March


(Exclusively for the use of the media. Not an official document)

The Hague, 19 February 2010

Media Accreditation for Radovan Karadžić’s Opening Statement on 1 and 2 March

Radovan Karadžić

The trial of Radovan Karadžić is scheduled to resume on Monday, 1 March 2010 at 9:00, in Courtroom I, with the Accused’s opening statement.

Karadžić, former President of Republika Srpska, head of the Serb Democratic Party (SDS) and Supreme Commander of the Bosnian Serb Army (VRS), is one of the highest ranking officials to be indicted by the Tribunal.

The accreditation procedure for members of the media wishing to attend Radovan Karadžić’s opening statement is open.

Requests for accreditation will be accepted for 1 and 2 March 2010.

To accredit, members of the media are invited to fill out the relevant form by 12:00, Thursday 25 February. Please note that this is an online procedure only and telephone requests cannot be processed.

Names of accredited journalists will be published on the website by noon on Friday, 26 February. Accreditations must be collected between 14:00 and 18:00 on Sunday, 28 February from the Tribunal’s main entrance. Journalists are advised to keep their accreditation ticket throughout their stay.

Members of the media are requested to familiarise themselves with the official procedure for gaining access to the ICTY main building and courtrooms.


Information on the accreditation procedure can be found at

Press Kit can be found at

Full text of the indictment can be found at

International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

For more information, please contact our Media Office in The Hague
Tel.: +31-70-512-8752; 512-5343; 512-5356 Fax: +31-70-512-5355 - Email: press [at] icty.org