Nasim Haradinaj’s defense announces the issues it will raise at the pre-appeal conference
Nasim Haradinaj’s defense, through a submission dated June 27, has informed the Appeals panel about the issues it will raise during the pre-appeal conference that is expected to be held on July 5.
The letter states that Haradinaj’s defense states that the ‘Notification of the Prosecution and the request for detention on remand’ is dated 17 June 2022, but was not distributed until 20 June 2022.
Therefore, Haradinaj’s Defense considers that the deadline for the defense submissions on this point is June 30, 2022 in accordance with the ‘Order for the appointment of a conference before the complaint and related issues’ and will submit separate submissions on this issue. accordingly “, it is said in this letter.
According to the letter, Haradinaj’s defense seeks to raise 2 other issues, one of which has been addressed in written submissions and has therefore been raised for the sake of clarity.
“First, Haradinaj’s defense claims that the number of words for the summary of the complaint of 12,000 words is insufficient in this case and therefore has submitted a request for continuation of the same. Protection for Mr. “Haradinaj is ready and able to make further oral submissions by completing the written request if the Panel wants to hear the same thing,” the letter reads.
It further states that Haradinaj’s defense wishes to seek clarity on whether the substantive complaint will be considered through oral and written submissions, or whether the defense will be allowed to file only written submissions.
They say it remains at the Panel’s disposal to make oral submissions on the matter if requested.
“Haradinaj’s defense does not seek to raise any further specific issues other than those cited above, however, it reserves the right to respond to any issues raised by other parties and to assist the Panel in any other ongoing issues. the course of the Appeals Conference “, it is said at the end of the letter.
Otherwise, Hysni Gucati and Nasim Haradinaj on May 18 were found guilty and sentenced to 4 and a half years in prison and a fine in the amount of 100 euros, for criminal offenses related to obstruction of the administration of justice.
Hysni Gucati together with Nasim Haradinaj, were charged with criminal offenses against the administration of justice, namely for obstructing officials in the performance of official duties, for intimidating witnesses, for revenge and for violating the secrecy of the procedure.
“The charges presented in the confirmed indictment are based on a well-founded suspicion that at least between 7 and 25 September 2020, Mr. Gucati and Mr. Haradinaj disclosed without authorization information protected by the Law on Specialized Chambers, including identification data of some (potential) witnesses, in three press conferences and other broadcast activities, as well as through further dissemination where statements are included in the networks. social ”, it was said in the notification of the Specialized Chambers.
Gucati and Haradinaj were charged with making derogatory comments against potential witnesses and repeatedly expressing their intention to undermine the work of the Specialized Chambers.
“With these actions, Mr. Gucati and Mr. “Haradinaj violated the secrecy of the procedure and intimidated (potential) witnesses of the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office and as a result obstructed the work and investigations of the SPO”, it was said in the notification of the Specialized Chambers of Kosovo. / Oath of Justice