Special Court for Sierra Leone – PRESS ALERT – Charles Taylor appeal oral arguments scheduled for 22-23 January 2013
THE HAGUE, Netherland, January 21, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Oral appeal arguments in the case of The Prosecutor v. Charles Ghankay Taylor will take place tomorrow and Wednesday, 22-23 January 2013, starting each day at 9:00 GMT (10:00 Hague time). The public and the media are welcome to see the proceedings streamed from The Hague to Courtroom 1 at the Special Court.
This is the last time that lawyers for the prosecution and the defence will argue a case before the Special Court. After the arguments conclude on Wednesday, the Judges of the Appeals Chamber will retire to consider their judgement. That judgement is expected in September 2013.
Also on Tuesday, Justice Doherty will convene a brief hearing at 1:00 p.m., also in Courtroom 1, to close the contempt trial of Independent Counsel v. Prince Taylor.
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