Prosecutor v. Abdallah Banda Abakaer Nourain
17/06/2010 to present
ICC, Prosecutor v. Abdallah Banda Abakaer Nourain, ICC-02/05-03/09
Second rebel leader charged (war crimes) by the ICC in relation to the Darfur Situation.
Arranged client’s voluntary initial appearance before the Court. Represented client at ICC’s first ‘fast track’ confirmation hearing in which client did not contest Prosecution’s case for purposes of confirmation. Trial date vacated and arrest warrant issued (2-1 decision) against client (upheld on appeal) following Sudanese’s government’s refusal to abide by binding court order to provide all necessary assistance to facilitate client’s appearance.