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Monday 25 July, 2022 09:15

Mustafa case: final trial briefs filed

On 21 and 22 July 2022 respectively, the Mustafa Defence and the Prosecution filed their final trial briefs.

Friday 22 July, 2022 17:00

Summer court recess until 12 August 2022

As announced in our Calendar, the summer court recess at the KSC begins on Monday, 25 July and ends on 12 August 2022. During this period, no hearings are held and some non-essential services are reduced to a minimum. However, the court remains fully functional during this period and work continues across all sections of the KSC. Filings are possible during the recess and, unless otherwise ordered by the judges, judicial deadlines continue running.

Wednesday 13 July, 2022 12:45

KSC Weekly Press Briefing on 14 July

Another KSC weekly press briefing will take place on Thursday, 14 July at 14:30. During this briefing, the KSC Spokespersons will provide a short update on the latest developments in the judicial proceedings before the KSC, as well as on other public activities of the Court. Journalists will have the opportunity to ask questions. Pre-registration is required to attend each briefing. To pre-register, please send an email with name and affiliation to [email protected]. Deadline for pre-registration is every Thursday at 12:00. The Zoom details will be shared following pre-registration. Recordings of the update provided during the Weekly Press Briefings will be made available on the KSC YouTube Channel.

Wednesday 13 July, 2022 09:15

Gucati and Haradinaj re-filed notices of appeal

As per the 1 July order of the Court of Appeals Panel, both Gucati and Haradinaj re-filed their notices of appeal against the trial judgment, pronounced on 18 May 2022.

Thursday 7 July, 2022 12:15

Pjetër Shala: ruling on referral re. fundamental rights violations

On 6 July 2022, the Specialist Chamber of the Constitutional Court, composed of Judges Vidar Stensland, Roumen Nenkov and Romina Incutti, issued its decision on the referral by Pjetër Shala alleging violations of his fundamental rights and challenging the KSC jurisdiction. The Panel found the referral premature and therefore declared it inadmissible pursuant to Article 113(7) of the Constitution, Article 49(3) of the Law and Rule 14(f) of the Rules of Procedure for the Specialist Chamber of the Constitutional Court. Here is the Panel's decision.

Thursday 7 July, 2022 12:00

Supreme Court Panel assigned to deal with Veseli’s request re. detention

On 30 June 2022, President Trendafilova assigned a Supreme Court Panel to decide on the request, filed by the Defence of Kadri Veseli on 29 June 2022, in relation to his detention. Judges Ekaterina Trendafilova (presiding), Christine van den Wyngaert and Michael Bohlander will decide on this request. Here is the assignment decision, made public on 6 July. 

Wednesday 6 July, 2022 12:00

KSC Weekly Press Briefing on 7 July

Another KSC weekly press briefing will take place on Thursday, 7 July at 14:30. During this briefing, the KSC Spokespersons will provide a short update on the latest developments in the judicial proceedings before the KSC, as well as on other public activities of the Court. Journalists will have the opportunity to ask questions. Pre-registration is required to attend each briefing. To pre-register, please send an email with name and affiliation to [email protected]. Deadline for pre-registration is every Thursday at 12:00. The Zoom details will be shared following pre-registration. Recordings of the update provided during the Weekly Press Briefings will be made available on the KSC YouTube Channel.

Monday 4 July, 2022 15:30

Gucati: custodial visit to Kosovo

Due to compelling humanitarian grounds, the Court of Appeals Panel had instructed the Registry to manage a custodial visit to Kosovo on 3 July 2022 for Mr. Gucati to meet immediate family. Mr. Gucati remained in detention and in the custody of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC). EULEX and Kosovo Police were supporting the KSC. Mr. Gucati was transferred back to The Hague in the evening of 3 July and has arrived at the Detention Facility of the KSC. The decision of the Court of Appeals is here

Monday 4 July, 2022 11:30

Gucati&Haradinaj: appellants to re-file their notices of appeal

On 1 July, the Court of Appeals Panel, due to, inter alia, a non-compliance with the requirements of a relevant Practice Direction, struck in its entirety the Haradinaj’s notice of appeal and ordered him to re-file it within one week from the date of receipt of this decision. As for Gucati’s notice of appeal, the Panel struck only ground 18 and ordered him to re-file his notice of appeal within the same deadline, should he wish to maintain the content of that ground. Lastly, the Panel reminded that the appeal briefs are to be filed by 19 August 2022. More details in the decision.

Friday 1 July, 2022 16:30

Next Status Conference in Thaci et al. case on 13 July

As announced in our Court Calendar, next Status Conference in the case against Thaci, Veseli, Selimi and Krasniqi is scheduled for 13 July at 13:30. More details in the scheduling order.