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Schedule for Case 002 initial hearing

Schedule for Case 002 initial hearing

The tribunal has announced the schedule for the initial hearing in Case 002, which begins on June 27. 

Monday, 27 June

 

9:00 – 16:00

1. Provision of tentative list of witnesses for the first phases of the trial

 2. Preliminary objections on non bis in idem (roughly speaking, the double jeopardy principle) – a maximum of 2.5 hours  (Ieng Sary Defence, Office of the Co-Prosecutors and Civil Party Lead Co-lawyers)

3. Preliminary objections on amnesty/pardon – 2.5 hours (Ieng Sary Defence, Office of the Co-Prosecutors, Civil Party Lead Co-Lawyers)

 Tu. 28 June

9:00 – 16:00

4. Preliminary objections on statute of limitations in relation to Grave Breaches of the Geneva Conventions – 2.5 hours (Ieng Sary Defence, Office of the Co-Prosecutors, Civil Party Lead Co-Lawyers)

 5. Preliminary objections on statutory limitations in relation to offences contained in the Criminal Code of the Kingdom of Cambodia 1956 – 4.5 hours (all Defence teams, Office of the Co-Prosecutors, Civil Party Lead Co-Lawyers)

 W. 29 June

9:00 – 16:00

6. Preliminary objections on statutory limitations in relation to offences contained in the Criminal Code of the Kingdom of Cambodia 1956 – continued from Tuesday 28 June

 7. Initial specification of the substance of the reparations for Civil Parties –  a maximum of 1 hour (Civil Party Lead Co-Lawyers)

Th. 30 June

9:00 – 16:00

8. Oral arguments in relation to objections, if any, to the proposed witness list

The so-called "substantive hearings", featuring evidence and witness testimony is expected to begin within the next few months - most likely August or September.

 

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