On 18 June 2021, Trial Panel I decided that the trial proceedings in the case of Specialist Prosecutor v. Salih Mustafa, KSC-BC-2020-05, will commence on Wednesday, 15 September 2021. The Specialist Prosecutor will have three hours for his opening statement and the Victims’ Counsel has been given one and a half hour for her opening statement. Trial Panel I decided that the first two witnesses called by the Specialist Prosecutor will be heard between Monday, 20 September 2021, and Tuesday, 28 September 2021.
This is the first case before the Kosovo Specialist Chambers to commence trial proceedings. For more information, please find the decision here.