Posted by khmernews on October 15, 2008

17 October 2008

The Pre-Trial Chamber of the ECCC has scheduled a public hearing of the reading of the decision on the Appeal by Ieng Sary against the Order of Provisional Detention. The Chamber has decided to permit a live feed of the proceedings to be given to radio and television stations for public broadcast. Media representatives and the general public are also invited to attend in person.

Please Note: The AV Connections for the media are now BNC for video and XRL for audio.

The session will commence at 2:30pm on 17 October 2008. All people must be in their designated seats 30 minutes before the opening of the session. It is recommended to arrive at the ECCC between 12.30pm and 1.30pm in order to leave enough time for security checks and issuance of tickets. Gates will close at 2:00pm or when all seats in the court room are fully occupied. All persons seeking admission to the ECCC must present a proof of identification (including a photo) and must pass through a security check. Please note, no persons under 18 years of age will be admitted to the court. No mobile phones, large bags, food or drink will be permitted in the main courtroom.
Members of the general public are encouraged to register in advance and will be seated on a first come, first served basis. Express admission will be provided for those whose names have been supplied to us in advance. Registration in advance is required if you wish to use the ECCC free buses (see below).

Transport – the ECCC will provide free buses for media and public who do not have their own means of transport from downtown Phnom Penh to the ECCC and return. Buses will depart from in front of the ECCC information Center at 12:00pm and the main Phnom Penh Railway Station 12.30pm. Advance registration is required.

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia are situated in Chaom  Chau,16 kilometres from Phnom Penh, on the left hand side of National Road 4. Public and media please enter from the Visitors Gate at the Eastern end of the compound.

Facilities – Drinking water will be provided in the hallway outside the courtroom. No food or drink is allowed in the courtroom. Toilets are provided in the court building and the car park. Parking will be provided for visitors to the ECCC with their own buses or cars. Assistance for those with disabilities will be provided, including wheelchair access.

To register for seats and transport, please contact Sokhym Em (012) 650 591 or Julie Bernath (012) 333 064.

Fax: (023) 219841


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