Guidelines to Follow in Obtaining Information from the Court


Obtaining information from courts at different levels and releasing them shall be in compliance with the guidelines mentioned below:

(a) Bring the Press ID-Card (Reporter Card) to obtain information from the court;

(b) Formally obtain information at a specified place after requesting permission from the relevant Head of Office and making appointment;

(c) Shoot videos and pictures only at a specified meeting room. Do not shoot videos and photographs at the places that are not concerned with the news being obtained;

(d) Do not conduct interviews and obtain information with the clients or parties;

(e) Ask questions only about crimes and criminal proceedings and of procedural matters of the trial, whereas those regarding the merit of the case are not allowed;

(f) Nobody is allowed to conduct interview and/or to obtain information within the campus of the court without the permission of the authority of the Court;

(g) Request prior permission of the Chief of the Court to obtain information by entering into the courtroom;

(h) Do not bring the audio recorders, cameras, and cell-phones into the courtroom where the case is being tried;

(i) Do not shoot videos or photos at the place of criminal proceedings by any means;

(j) Avoid writing the criticism causing the contempt of court and against public justice (fair trial);

(k) Mention the news report of the children involved in the Juvenile Cases only by the permission of the relevant court;

(l) Pay attention to the accuracy and certainty of the news (to be released) before printing and publication;

(m) Promptly resolve publicly at the instance of noticing that an incorrect news has been reported;

(n) Abide by the existing laws, customs and Media Ethics in writing the news;

(o) Do not write news of the statistics, photo records and the documents that are prohibited by a law.


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