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Provisional Releases Granted During Summer Recess



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

The Hague, 14 July 2006


The Trial Chamber in the Popovic et al. case ruled yesterday to accept a defence motion to provisionally release Radivoje Miletic and Milan Gvero until the continuation of trial in August.

The Chamber ordered their release to Belgrade , Serbia , as soon as practicable on or after 14 July 2006 . The release is subject to the specific terms and conditions as detailed in the Trial Chamber's decision and the accused are ordered to return to the Tribunal's Detention Unit no later than 14 August 2006 .

On 1 June 2006 the Trial Chamber in the Milutinovic et al. case also granted the joint request by the six Accused for temporary release from 15 July to 4 August 2006.


Courtroom proceedings can be followed on the Tribunal's website at www.un.org/icty.