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Arrest Warrant of 11 April 2000 (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Belgium)

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  • 14/02/2002 - 2002/4 - The Court finds that the issue and international circulation by Belgium of the arrest warrant of 11 April 2000 against Mr. Abdulaye Yerodia Ndombasi failed to respect the immunity from criminal jurisdiction and the inviolability which the incumbent Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Congo enjoyed under international law; and that Belgium must cancel the arrest warrant
  • 13/02/2002 - 2002/3 - President of the Court to deliver a statement to the media immediately after the reading of the Judgment on Thursday 14 February 2002
  • 07/02/2002 - 2002/2 - Court to deliver its Judgment on Thursday 14 February 2002 at 3 p.m.
  • 19/10/2001 - 2001/27 - Conclusion of the public hearings Court ready to consider its Judgment
  • 10/10/2001 - 2001/23 - Programme of the public hearings which will open on Monday 15 October 2001
  • 29/06/2001 - 2001/17 - The Court rejects a request by Belgium seeking to derogate from the agreed procedure in the case, extends the time-limit for the filing of Belgium's Counter-Memorial and fixes 15 October 2001 as the date for the opening of the hearings
  • 17/04/2001 - 2001/11 - New extension of the time-limits fixed for the filing of written pleadings
  • 16/03/2001 - 2001/8 - Extension of the time-limits fixed for the filing of written pleadings
  • 15/12/2000 - 2000/41 - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of written pleadings
  • 08/12/2000 - 2000/40 - The Court rejects Belgium's request that the case be removed from the List and finds that the circumstances, as they now present themselves, are not such as to require the indication of provisional measures
  • 05/12/2000 - 2000/39 - Request for the indication of provisional measures Court to announce its ruling on Friday 8 December 2000 at 10 a.m.
  • 20/10/2000 - 2000/35 - Request for the indication of provisional measure Court to hear the Parties at public hearings to open on Monday 20 November 2000
  • 17/10/2000 - 2000/32 - The DRC seises the Court of a request for a provisional measure seeking to havethe arrest warrant withdrawn forthwith