Appeal Hearing in Prosecutor v. Ratko Mladić

The hearing of the appeals in the case of Prosecutor v. Ratko Mladić before the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (“Mechanism”) is scheduled for Tuesday, 25 August 2020 and Wednesday, 26 August 2020 in Courtroom I of the Mechanism’s Hague branch. The hearing will be held from 9:20 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. on 25 August, and from 9:30 a.m. to 3:55 p.m. on 26 August.

Restricted access for the public and the media

Please note that due to COVID-19-related restrictions, there will be no access to the Mechanism premises for media representatives and members of the public wishing to attend the hearing.

The hearing will be publicly broadcast on the Mechanism’s website with a 30-minute delay, available at the following link:

Filming of the Court Proceedings

Filming of the court proceedings will be carried out by authorised Mechanism staff, and an audio-visual copy of the hearing will be distributed after each day of the hearing. Media wishing to obtain footage of the hearing should send a request to mict-press[at], specifying the required format (MP4 or MOV) and language (English, French, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian or all channels).

SNG Vehicles

Limited space is available in the vicinity of the Mechanism building for SNG trucks. The Mechanism does not issue accreditations for SNG trucks and spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Trucks parked in non-designated areas will be asked to move by the local authorities.

Limited break-out boxes for audio and video feeds are available. However, media organisations must ensure that they have an adequate supply of cabling and power.

For further information please contact:

Spokesperson – Helena Eggleston
Tel: +31 70 512 5691; +31 6 11 92 37 43;
or email egglestonh[at]

External Relations office
Tel: +31 70 512 5231;
or email mict-pres[at]