Prosecutor v. Cancio Lopes de Carvalho et al.


Practice Areas

Public International Law

Cases Citation

SPSC, Prosecutor v. Cancio Lopes de Carvalho et al., Case No. 06

Appointed, in 2001, by the United Nations Transitional Authority for East Timor (UNTAET) as Defence Counsel for Cancio Lopez de Carvalho, the leader of the Mahidi militia (described in the media as the “Mladic of East Timor”). Lopez de Carvalho was charged with crimes against international humanitarian and human rights law allegedly committed in East Timor during 1999. Admitted to practice in the courts of East Timor. Missions undertaken to Dili, East Timor and Kupang, West Timor, Indonesia.

Related Barristers

Karim A. A. Khan QC

Karim A. A. Khan QC
Year of Call: 1992
Year of Silk: 2011

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