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ICC Press Release: ICC Prosecutor to Hold Press Conference on Libya Investigation
13 May 2011
Please find below the latest press release issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) announcing that ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo will hold a press conference on Monday 16 May 2011, at 13:00 (CET) at the seat of the ICC to announce his findings following the ongoing ICC investigation in the situation in Libya.
Note that the briefing will be webstreamed live on the ICC website at: http://livestream.xs4all.nl/icc5.asx
On 3 March 2011, the Prosecutor opened a formal investigation into the situation in Libya following a preliminary examination of available information. This announcement came after United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 1970 (2011), adopted on 26 February 2011, referring the situation to his office. On 4 May 2011, the ICC Prosecutor addressed the UNSC on progress made in his investigation and announced that his office would soon submit its first application to Judges of ICC Pre-Trial Chamber I for arrest warrants against three individuals
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ICC-OTP PRESS RELEASE
"Press conference by ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo related to the situation in Libya on Monday, 16 May 2011," ICC-OTP Media Advisory, 13 May 2011, http://www.icc-cpi.int/NR/exeres/7F70704E-2B96-47EA-991F-90B2D4D263BC.htm
"Please be advised that the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Luis Moreno-Ocampo, will hold a press conference related to the situation in Libya at 13:00 (The Hague local time) on Monday, 16 May 2011, in the Press Briefing Room at the seat of the Court.
The Prosecutor will announce his findings following the ongoing investigations of crimes allegedly committed since 15 February 2011 in the situation in Libya.
The press conference will be broadcast live at 13:00 on the following links:
Arabic: http://livestream.xs4all.nl/icc3.asx ..."
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