ICC - Abu Garda case: confirmation hearing will commence on 19 October 2009
Media Advisory: 14.09.2009
Abu Garda case: confirmation hearing will commence on 19 October 2009
Situation: Darfur, Sudan
Case: The Prosecutor v. Bahr Idriss Abu Garda
Commencement of the confirmation of charges hearing, in the case The Prosecutor v. Bahr Idriss Abu Garda, will take place on 19 October 2009 and not on 12 October, as initially scheduled.
On Friday 11 September 2009, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court issued a decision postponing the hearing, in order to allow the Prosecutor to provide the suspect with a list of evidence and the statements of witnesses in Arabic, the language which he fully understands and speaks.
For further information, please contact Ms Sonia Robla, Head of Public Information and Documentation Section at +31 (0)70 515 8089 or +31 (0) 6 46 44 87 26 or at [email protected]