Who will be the third Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC)? The successor of Fatou Bensouda was to be a consensus candidate among a handful of finalists selected well in advance. But this well-ordered process was shattered. In the end, nine candidates are still in the running, while States Parties hope to announce the prosecutor-elect before Christmas. The suspense is likely to remain intact until the end. Justice Info hereby brings together the elements of an event that only takes place every nine years and that profoundly determines the functioning and future of the Court.
The result of the non-official vote organised by Justice Info on the sidelines of the upcoming International Criminal Court Prosecutor election is clear: British candidate Karim Khan is the big favourite of our readers with 34% of votes compared with 14 % for the second favourite, Fergal Gaynor of Ireland. Then come Spanish candidate Carlos […]