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30 November 1999 by BENJAMIN BIBAS and EMMANUEL CHICON

The former deputy registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), David Tolbert, took up his new post as ICTY deputy prosecutor on 30 August, reports the c ...

The former deputy registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), David Tolbert, took up his new post as ICTY deputy prosecutor on 30 August, reports the court. He is replacing Graham Blewitt. The 48-year-old American previously held the post of executive director of the American Bar Association's Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative, as well as that of senior legal advisor to the ICTY registrar. "We are not afraid of appearing in front of the International Court. We have wanted international jus- tice to be interested in the killings in Burundi for a long time." So said Pasteur Habimana, the spokes- person for the National Liberation Forces (FNL) in an interview with Associated Press on 20 August. The Burundi rebel movement has admitted it was behind the mas- sacre of over 160 Banyamulenge (Congolese Tutsi) refugees in the Gatumba camp, north-west of the capital Bujumbura, on 13 August.

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