Case No. IT-02-54-T

IN THE TRIAL CHAMBER

Before:
Judge Patrick Robinson, Presiding
Judge O-Gon Kwon
Judge Iain Bonomy

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order:
6 June 2005

PROSECUTOR

v.

SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC

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ORDER ON VIDEORECORDING PLAYED DURING HEARING ON 1 JUNE 2005

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Office of the Prosecutor:

Ms. Carla Del Ponte
Mr. Geoffrey Nice

The Accused:

Mr. Slobodan Milosevic

Court Assigned Counsel:

Mr. Steven Kay, QC
Ms. Gillian Higgins

Amicus Curiae:

Prof. Timothy McCormack

 

THIS TRIAL CHAMBER of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 ("International Tribunal"),

Proprio motu,

NOTING that the Office of the Prosecutor ("Prosecution") played a videorecording during the hearing on 1 June 2005,1

CONSIDERING that the videorecording was, upon the request of the Prosecution, granted protective measures via the Trial Chamberís "Decision on Prosecution Application for Leave to Amend Its Exhibit List and for Protective Measures", issued 11 May 2005, in the case of Prosecutor v. Jovica Stanisic & Franko Simatovic (IT-03-69-PT),

CONSIDERING that the conduct of the Prosecution in this matter has ex facie violated a protective measure Order,2

CONSIDERING that, due to the widespread publicity in the media that the videorecording has attracted, the Trial Chamber is minded to lift the protective measures with respect to the videorecording ex proprio motu in the absence of any objection from the Prosecution,

PURSUANT to Rule 54 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal,

HEREBY ORDERS that the Prosecution shall, by 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, 7 June 2005, make in writing any submission as to why the Trial Chamber should not lift the protective measures with respect to the videorecording.

 

Done in both English and French, the English text being authoritative.

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Judge Robinson
Presiding

Dated this sixth day of June 2005
At The Hague
The Netherlands

[Seal of the Tribunal]


1. T. 40275, et seq. (1 June 2005).
2. See Rule 77(A)(ii) of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence.