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Media centre

The media centre is located in the STL building in Leidschendam. Access is limited to journalists with STL accreditation cards.


The facilities include Wi-Fi internet access, television screens to follow the hearings, as well as recording facilities in Arabic, English and French. Courtroom proceedings are delayed by 30 minutes in accordance with the tribunal's rules. Hearings will also be broadcast through the website with a 30 minute delay.

Recording facilities

A feed will be provided from the courtroom to the hot-desk area of the media centre. The tables contain plugs for video and audio feeds from the courtroom (4:3, PAL, Standard Definition): BNC video output and XLR audio output. Each table contains audio and video sockets and power plugs using European sockets with 230 Volts AC.

Please note that the Tribunal does not provide computers or external phone connections.

Satellite News Gathering Trucks

An outside hook-up point is provided for SNG trucks. Feeds will be available in 4:3, PAL, Standard Definition. Connections will be BNC video output and XLR audio output with four possible audio channels including the floor sound as well as Arabic, English and French.

Please note that there is no power supply available outside. There is also no audio/video connectivity between the press briefing room and the outside hook-up point.


It is not possible to take photographs in the courtroom. Photos of the proceedings will be provided through a media pool.

Parking facilities and access

The STL cannot provide parking facilities for media representatives.

Media centre opening hours

09:00-17:30 Monday to Friday or until one hour after the conclusion of sessions.

Page history

Last modified on 20 August 2011