Tribunal Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

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 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

12     Prosecution.

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

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 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


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 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.

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 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

14     detention.

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

20     demands.

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.

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 1             THE APPELLANT MILETIC: [Interpretation] Mr. President, I have no

 2     complaints.

 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.

11             Prosecution?

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

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16             JUDGE ROBINSON:  Private session.

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 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.