Deployment of new international Co-Investigating Judge

On 12 July 2012, the Royal Government of Cambodia informed the United Nations of the appointment on 20 June 2012 by the Supreme Council of the Magistracy of the Kingdom of Cambodia of Mr. Mark Harmon of the United States and Mr. Olivier Beauvallet of France as International Co-Investigating Judge and Reserve International Co-Investigating Judge, respectively, of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (“ECCC”).

The United Nations is in the process of making the necessary arrangements for Mr. Harmon’s deployment to Phnom Penh. His deployment will enable the ECCC to continue the critical task of pursuing accountability for the crimes committed during the period of the Khmer Rouge regime.

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