Monday, December 12, 2011

Initial Results of Elections at Assembly of States Parties: Prosecutor and Two Judges Elected

The ICC Assembly of States Parties today elected Fatou Bensouda of the Gambia to be the next Chief Prosecutor, taking office in June 2012, as well as two of the 18 judicial candidates: Meriam Defensor-Santiago of the Philippines and Anthony Carmona of Trinidad and Tobago. The judicial elections will resume tomorrow morning at 10am to fill the remaining four judicial vacancies.

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