Du30 lawyer says ICC prosecutor will not be allowed Ph entry. This won’t stop investigation as ICC by res can allow testimonies by video conference (e.g. Zoom), see copy of sample ICC Res here

if on mobile click “Listen in browser” on the soundcloud pod below to play the president’s theme on the same page while reading the sample ICC Resolution on videoconferencing below …


Du30 lawyer presidential legal counsel Sal Panelo said in an interview an hour ago that the the ICC prosecutor in the investigation would not be allowed Philippine entry. Sir, tutulungan ko po kayo, (Sir, here is an assist) ito po ang halimbawa ng isang ICC Resolution ukol sa pagtanggap ng ebidensya sa pamamagitan ng videoconference (tulad ng Zoom). (here is a sample of an ICC Resolution on the admission of evidence via videoconference, like Zoom)

Basahin po natin at pag-aralan dahil magtutuloy-tuloy po ang ICC investigation pumayag man o hindi ang mga sangkot. (Let’s read and study because the ICC investigation will proceed regardless of whether those involved like it or not)

Heto po, tingnan natin ang procedure na magaganap (Here, let’s look at the procedure that may be involved in what is to be magaganap) :

ICC Res allows testimonies by video conference (e.g. Zoom), see copy of sample ICC Res here …

Case No. IT-01-42-T


Judge Kevin Parker, Presiding
Judge Krister Thelin
Judge Christine Van Den WyngaertRegistrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Decision of:
6 July 2004







The Office of the Prosecutor:

Ms. Susan Somers
Mr. Philip Weiner

Counsel for the Accused:

Mr. Goran Rodic
Mr. Vladimir Petrovic

THIS TRIAL CHAMBER of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 (“Tribunal”),

NOTING the Defence motion filed on 1 July 2004 seeking to admit the evidence of one witness, Colonel Miroslav Jovanovic by way of video-conference link pursuant to Rule 71 bis of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence (“Rules”),

NOTING the Prosecution submissions on the Defence Motion given orally in court on 5 July 2004,

NOTING Rule 71 bis of the Rules pursuant to which “a Trial Chamber may, in the interests of justice, order that testimony be received via video-conference link”,

CONSIDERING the specific reasons identified by the Defence as to why Colonel Jovanovic can not come to the Hague to testify, the Trial Chamber finds it to be in the interests of justice to hear this witness via video-conference link,

HEREBY RECORDS its decision, given orally on 5 July 2004, granting the Defence motion and permitting the evidence of Colonel Jovanovic to be received via video-conference link, and REITERATES that the Defence is required to provide the Prosecution with any documents that are to be used by the Defence in the course of the evidence of Colonel Jovanovic seven days before the evidence is led.

Done in English and French, the English version being authoritative.

Dated this sixth day of July 2004
At The Hague
The Netherlands

Judge Kevin Parker

[Seal of the Tribunal]

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