Thaci et al. case: Appeals Panel assigned to deal with appeals on interim releases
Following the appeals by the accused in the Thaci et al. case against the Pre-Trial Judge’s decisions on their interim release, President Trendafilova assigned a Court of Appeals panel consisting of Judges Michèle Picard, Kai Ambos and Nina Jørgensen to decide on the appeals. Here is the assignment decision and the appeals are available in the Public Court Records.
Status Conference in Mustafa case today to be broadcast with delay
The streaming of the Status Conference in the case against Salih Mustafa, scheduled for 11:00 this morning, will be broadcast with a delay of 45 minutes. Click here to watch the live stream in English.
Interim release denied for Thaci, Selimi and Krasniqi
On 22 January, Pre-Trial Judge Guillou denied the applications for interim release of Hashim Thaci, Rexhep Selimi and Jakup Krasniqi. Public redacted versions of all three decisions are now available in the KSC Public Court Records.
Veseli denied provisional release
On 22 January 2021, Pre-Trial Judge Guillou rejected the application for interim release of Kadri Veseli. The decision is available here.
Judge Guillou enters a non-guilty plea on Haradinaj’s behalf
At the further appearance before Pre-Trial Judge Guillou today, Nasim Haradinaj failed to enter a plea. Accordingly, pursuant to Rule 92(2)(f) of the Rules, the Pre-Trial Judge entered a plea of not guilty on his behalf. Since his co-accused Gucati already pleaded not guilty on 18 December 2020, the Pre-Trial Judge will proceed with the preparation of the case against Gucati&Haradinaj for trial as per Rule 95 of the KSC Rules of Procedure and Evidence. The status conference in this case is ongoing and the live stream can be viewed online.
Further appearance/Status Conference today to be broadcast with delay
The streaming of the plea hearing/Status Conference in Gucati&Haradinaj case, scheduled for 15:00 today, will be broadcast with a delay of 45 minutes. Click here to watch the live stream in English.
Further appearance of Haradinaj scheduled for 8 January 2021
As announced in our Court Calendar, the further appearance of Nasim Haradinaj is scheduled for 8 January 2021 at 15:00. During the first part of the hearing, Haradinaj will be asked to admit guilt or plead not guilty on the charges brought against him in the confirmed Indictment, pursuant to Rule 92(2)(c) of the Rules. If the accused declines to do so, the Pre-Trial Judge will enter a plea of not guilty on his behalf, pursuant to Rule 92(2)(f) of the Rules.The second part of the hearing will serve as the first status conference in this case. Here is the link to the scheduling order.