SCSL President George Gelaga-King briefed the Security Council on the court's financial situation on June 8. King asked for international financial support [press release, PDF], and warned that the court's available funds will be exhausted by November 2007. The court has been operating both in Freetown, Sierra Leone, as well as in The Hague, where Charles Taylor was transferred [JURIST report] for security reasons. Taylor's trial has already suffered multiple delays [JURIST report]. The UN News Service has more.
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