Posted by: africanpressorganization | 18 October 2008

Democratic Republic of the Congo/ ICC / Judgement on the appeals against the decisions ordering the stay of proceedings and the release of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo

 


 

Democratic Republic of the Congo/ ICC / Judgement on the appeals against the decisions ordering the stay of proceedings and the release of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo

 

THE HAGUE, Netherland, October 18, 2008/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Judgement on the appeals against the decisions ordering the stay of proceedings and the release of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo

Situation: The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Case: The Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo

On Tuesday 21 October 2008, at 15.30, the Appeals Chamber will hold a public hearing to deliver judgments on the appeals of the Prosecutor against the decisions of Pre-Trial Chamber I ordering the stay of proceedings (on 13 June 2008) and the release of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo (on 2 July 2008).

 

The third appeal in this case, against the decision of the Pre-Trial Chamber I on 3 September 2008 to maintain the stay of proceedings, is still pending.

Practical information for the media

All journalists or other persons wishing to attend this public hearing are welcome. No confirmation is required.

The courtroom proceedings can be followed on the ICC website at:

Courtroom I:

Please note this hearing will be live and there will not be a delay in transmission. All hours noted refer to local time in The Hague.

Media Centre

For media representatives wishing to use the Court’s media facilities, the media centre will open from 14.30 until one hour after the end of the proceedings.

The area can seat up to 64 people and includes: plasma TV screens; a Wi-Fi internet service; cards (plug + play) for those without Wi-Fi installation in their PC or laptop; 6 computers with internet access; 7 telephones for internal calls only, are free of charge. For external use, journalists are advised to purchase beforehand 0800 pre-paid phone cards available at newsagents and train stations. Please note that phone cards cannot be obtained in the vicinity of, or at the ICC.

Parking facilities

Parking facilities are available for media representatives at the Wegastraat car-park. Journalists attending are kindly invited to use the public entrance located on Regulusweg.

 

 

SOURCE : International Criminal Court (ICC)


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