Public Hearing: Initial Appearance of Rexhep Selimi in the Case of Specialist Prosecutor Vs. Hashim Thaçi, Kadri Veseli, Rexhep Selimi and Jakup Krasniqi
On 11 November 2020 at 11:00, the Initial Appearance of Rexhep Selimi will take place in the courtroom of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) in The Hague.
The indictment against Rexhep Selimi was confirmed on 26 October 2020. He was arrested by the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office on 5 November 2020 and transferred to the Detention Facilities of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers in The Hague on the same day.
The indictment charges Rexhep Selimi, under various forms of criminal responsibility, with war crimes and crimes against humanity under international law.
The Initial Appearance of Rexhep Selimi will be a public hearing. During an Initial Appearance the Pre-Trial Judge makes sure that the rights of the Accused, including the right to legal representation, are respected, and that the Accused understands the charges against him. The Initial Appearance can be viewed online with a short delay at https://www.scp-ks.org/en/streaming.