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ICC desperately seeking prosecutor

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.

Election of Karim Khan - what battles await the third prosecutor of the International Criminal Court?
IN CAMERA | Episode 2 > British lawyer Karim Khan, on Friday 12 February, has finally won the hotly contested seat of third prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), for a nine-year mandate. Khan succeeds the Gambian Fatou Bensouda, who will hand over her post in June, and first prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo of […]
By Bronwen Cowley, producer, for JusticeInfo.net
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Pending the publication of our next unpublished articles dedicated to this special focus about the ICC prosecutor’s election, consult all of our publications dedicated to the International Criminal Court, since 2015.

Elections du procureur de la CPI (illustration)
Illustration : © Jean-Luc Marçais for JusticeInfo.net