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Special Court for Sierra Leone / Media accreditation for Charles Taylor sentencing

By Special Court for Sierra Leone - Press and Outreach Office
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THE HAGUE, Netherland, May 7, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Media accreditation is required for coverage of the Charles Taylor Sentencing hearing and the handing down of the sentence in the coming weeks.

The proceedings are scheduled as follows:

Wednesday 16 May 2012 at 09:30 (The Hague time) – Sentencing Hearing

- Prosecution oral submissions on sentencing – 1 hour

- Defence oral submissions on sentencing – 1 hour

- Charles Taylor's address to the court – 30 minutes

Wednesday 30 May 2012 at 11:00 (The Hague time) – sentencing judgment by the Trial Chamber.

Note: The delivery of the sentencing judgment might last for less than an hour.

If you were accredited for the verdict and wish to be accredited for 16/ or 30 May, kindly indicate so in your reply to this e-mail.

For fresh accreditation, please provide the details requested below.




Medium (TV, Radio, Print, Blog etc.):

Country of residence:



Passport/Government issued ID number/Expiry date: