Stockholm City Court to examine whether the detention order against Julian Assange is to remain in place or be set aside
On Wednesday 16 July Stockholm City Court will examine the question of whether the detention order against Julian Assange is to remain in place or be set aside.
The hearing will start at 13.00 and be held in room 37, Stockholm City Court. Scheelegatan 7. There are a limited number of places for spectators in room 37. It will also be possible to follow the hearing by watching and listening to the hearing from adjacent rooms in the City Court. If the presiding judge decides that certain parts of the hearing are to be held behind closed doors for reasons of secrecy, spectators will have to leave the court rooms temporarily.
Registration of interest in following the hearing
Members of the media who wish to reserve places to follow the hearing must register their interest in doing so in advance to Stockholm City Court. A registration of interest must be made no later than 12.00 on Tuesday 15 July by email or phone to Camilla Murray, Chief Clerk at Stockholm City Court.
Telephone: 08-561 65 136/+46 8 561 65 136
Mobile: 073-271 34 61/+46 73 271 34 61
Note that visitors to Stockholm City Court must pass through a security check, which may mean that entry takes more time.
Delivery of the Court’s decision
The Court will deliver its decision orally in room 37 after the hearing has been completed.
A brief press release about the decision will be published on the Court’s website, www.stockholmstingsratt.se, immediately after the decision has been delivered. Journalists who want to receive this press release by email can notify their wish to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12.00 on Tuesday 15 July.
A written decision will be available at Stockholm City Court a few days after the hearing. This decision can also be ordered via email@example.com.
The City Court draws attention to the fact that photography and filming are prohibited in the court room. Cameras and mobile phones must be switched off and put away.