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Karim A. A. Khan QC appointed by the Secretary General of the United Nations, H.E. Antonio Guterres, as Special Adviser and Head of the Investigative Team supporting efforts to prosecute members of ISIL / Da’esh.

1st June 2018

Chambers congratulates Karim A. A. Khan QC on his appointment, at the level of Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, as the Special Adviser and Head of the Investigative Team supporting prosecutions of members of ISIL / Da’esh in Iraq.

The Special Advisor and Head of the Investigative Team will also “promote throughout the world, accountability for acts that may amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity or genocide committed by ISIL (Da’esh), and work with survivors, in a manner consistent with relevant national laws, to ensure their interests in achieving accountability for ISIL (Da’esh) are fully recognized.” The Special Advisor and Head of the Investigative team was established with the unanimous approval of the UN Security Council in Resolution 2379/2017.





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Karim A. A. Khan KC

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