1 Thursday, 31 May 2012
2 [Status Conference]
3 [Open session]
4 [The appellants entered court]
5 --- Upon commencing at 9.00 a.m.
6 JUDGE ROBINSON: Please call the case, Mr. Registrar.
7 THE REGISTRAR: Good morning, Your Honour.
8 This is case number IT-05-88-A, The Prosecutor versus
9 Vujadin Popovic et al.
10 Thank you.
11 JUDGE ROBINSON: May I have the appearances, beginning with the
13 MS. MONCHY: Good morning, Your Honour. Virginie Monchy and
14 Francois Boudreault for the Prosecution, together with Janet Stewart, our
15 Case Manager.
16 JUDGE ROBINSON: And for the Defence.
17 MR. ZIVANOVIC: Good morning, Your Honour. For
18 Mr. Vujadin Popovic, Zoran Zivanovic. Thank you.
19 MR. OSTOJIC: Good morning, Your Honour. John Ostojic for
20 Mr. Ljubisa Beara.
21 MS. NIKOLIC: [Interpretation] Good morning, Your Honour.
22 Jelena Nikolic and Stephane Bourgon with Ivan Danilovic for
23 Mr. Drago Nikolic.
24 JUDGE ROBINSON: Thank you.
25 MR. HAYNES: Good morning, Your Honour. Peter Haynes for
1 Vinko Pandurevic.
2 JUDGE ROBINSON: Thank you.
3 MS. FAUVEAU [Interpretation] Good morning, Your Honour.
4 Natacha Fauveau Ivanovic with co-counsel, Nenad Petrusic, for
5 Radivoje Miletic.
6 JUDGE ROBINSON: Thank you.
7 MR. KRGOVIC: [Interpretation] Good morning, Your Honour.
8 Dragan Krgovic along with David Josse for the absent General Gvero.
9 JUDGE ROBINSON: Thank you.
10 Let me now provide a brief summary of the status of the case.
11 With respect to the briefing process, the B/C/S translation of
12 the Trial Judgement was filed on the 3rd of January. On the same day the
13 Appeals Chamber issued an order setting a time-limit to file any amended
14 grounds of appeal by the 3rd of May, 2012. No such motions have been
15 received by the Chamber.
16 With regard to motions before the Chamber, we have the following:
17 Two motions filed by Mr. Popovic, on Rule 115, the third and fourth
18 motions, pursuant to Rule 115, filed on the 15th August, 2011, and
19 19 September, 2011, all responses and replies to these two motions have
20 been received by the Appeals Chamber and both motions remain under
21 consideration by the Chamber.
22 Two motions filed by Mr. Miletic pursuant to Rule 115. These are
23 the first and second motions pursuant to Rule 115 filed on the
24 30th of March, 2012 and the 7th of May, 2012. The English translation of
25 the first motion was filed on the 11th of April, 2012, and the
1 Appeals Chamber has received the Prosecution's response and Mr. Miletic's
2 reply to the motion.
3 The Chamber is awaiting the English translation of Mr. Miletic's
4 reply and is also awaiting the English translation of the second motion.
5 May we now move into private session.
6 [Private session]
9 [Open session]
10 JUDGE ROBINSON: And I now ask --
11 THE REGISTRAR: We're in open session, Your Honours.
12 JUDGE ROBINSON: Yes. I now ask the Appellants whether they wish
13 to raise any matter regarding their health or the conditions of their
15 First, Mr. Popovic.
16 THE APPELLANT POPOVIC: [Interpretation] Your Honours, I did not
17 have any problems at the time. Thank you for a your concern.
18 JUDGE ROBINSON: Now, Mr. Beara.
19 THE APPELLANT BEARA: [Interpretation] I have no complaints or any
21 JUDGE ROBINSON: Thank you very much.
22 Mr. Nikolic.
23 THE APPELLANT NIKOLIC: [Interpretation] Mr. President, I'm of
24 good health. I have no complaints regarding the Detention Unit.
25 JUDGE ROBINSON: Mr. Miletic.
1 THE APPELLANT MILETIC: [Interpretation] Mr. President, I have no
3 JUDGE ROBINSON: Thank you very much.
4 Mr. Pandurevic.
5 THE APPELLANT PANDUREVIC: [Interpretation] Your Honours,
6 everything is fine. I have no complaints. Thank you.
7 JUDGE ROBINSON: Thank you very much. And I'm sure you're all
8 happy to see that I didn't require any interpretation for those answers.
9 Thank you very much. I now ask whether there are any addition
10 matters to be raised by the Prosecution or by any counsel.
12 MS. MONCHY: No. Thank you. Nothing at the time, Your Honour.
13 JUDGE ROBINSON: Any Defence counsel?
14 MR. HAYNES: Your Honour, to keep matters consistent, we better
15 drop quickly into private session.
16 JUDGE ROBINSON: Private session.
17 [Private session]
4 [Open session]
5 THE REGISTRAR: We're back in open session, Your Honour.
6 JUDGE ROBINSON: I've already asked whether there are any
7 addition matters. My understanding is that there isn't any, so the
8 hearing is adjourned.
9 --- Whereupon the Status Conference adjourned
10 at 9.09 a.m.