Kadri Veseli: Custodial visit to Kosovo
Due to compelling humanitarian grounds, the Pre-Trial Judge has instructed the Registry to manage a custodial visit to Kosovo for Mr. Veseli to mourn with immediate family. The Accused remains in pre-trial detention and in the custody of the Specialist Chambers. EULEX and Kosovo Police are supporting the Kosovo Specialist Chambers.
Shala denied provisional release
On 23 June 2021, Pre-Trial Judge Guillou rejected the application for provisional release of Pjetër Shala. The decision is available here.
Transmission of the case file to the trial panel in the Gucati & Haradinaj case moved to 16 July
Following the decision earlier today by the Court of Appeals Panel, the Pre-Trial Judge in the Gucati & Haradinaj case has amended the previous date for transmission of the case file to the Trial Panel to 16 July 2021. He also ordered the SPO to file the corrected indictment by 5 July and the Defence to file their pre-trials brief (if they so wish) by 12 July. Furthermore, the hearing in this case, initially scheduled for this Friday, 25 June, has been rescheduled for 14 July at 15:00. Here is the link to the decision.
Gucati & Haradinaj case: SPO to file a corrected indictment
On 23 June 2021, the Court of Appeals Panel granted, in part, the appeals by Gucati and Haradinaj in relation to alleged defects in the form of the indictment against them. Having found the indictment defective in certain respect, the Court of Appeals ordered that a corrected version of the indictment be filed by the SPO. Here is the full decision.
Shala case: SPO to file its pre-trial brief by 19 November 2021
During the status conference in the Shala case today, Pre-Trial Judge Guillou ordered the SPO to file its pre-trial brief in this case by 19 November 2021.
Mustafa trial starts on 15 September
Trial Panel I sets Wednesday, 15 September 2021, as the date for the start of the trial in the Salih Mustafa case. For more information, find the decision here.
Mustafa case: the last trial preparation conference concludes
The third and the last trial preparation conference in the Mustafa case, held ex parte and in closed session, concluded today.
New tentative date for transmission of the Gucati & Haradinaj case file to trial panel (2 July)
In the revised calendar for the remainder of the pre-trial proceedings in the Gucati&Haradinaj case filed today, Pre-Trial Judge Guillou set 2 July 2021 as a tentative date for the transmission of the case file to the Trial Panel. Judge Guillou also extended with eight days the current time limit for filing the Defence Pre-Trial Brief to 22 July 2021 and scheduled the next Status Conference for 25 June at 11:00. More details in the decision.
Second trial preparation conference in the Mustafa case concluded
The second trial preparation conference in the Mustafa case, held ex parte and in closed session, concluded today. The third trial preparation conference will commence tomorrow morning at 09:30 and will also be held entirely ex parte and in closed session.