Pak judge to head Rwanda tribunal

ARUSHA, Tanzania (APP) – Judges on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda have chosen the Pakistani Khalida Rashid Khan as the court’s next president. Khalida Rashid Khan 61, will assume her new duties Friday (tomorrow), replacing Dennis Byron, who will finish his second two-year term as president of the Tanzania-based tribunal.

Khalida, who joined the court in August 2003 and has served as Vice President since May 2007, is the second woman appointed to the President’s chair.

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