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[Published: Wednesday May 25 2011]

Khan elected President of International Criminal Tribunal

Arusha, 25 May (ANA) - Khalida Rachid Khan from Pakistan has been elected President of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda with effect from 27 May, it has been announced.

Judge Khan, who is presiding Judge of Trial Chamber III, has been Vice-President of the Tribunal since 21 May 2007. His appointment will run for two years.

She replaces Judge Dennis Byron (St. Kitts and Nevis), former President of the Tribunal since 21 May 2007, whose tour of duty expires on 26 May. (AnA)

FA/ANA/25 May 2011------

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