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No:341, 23 December 2018, Press Release Regarding the Election of Prof. Dr. Yusuf Aksar to the Roster of Judges of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

Turkey’s nominee, Prof. Dr. Yusuf Aksar, Dean of Maltepe University Department of Law, was elected on 21 December 2018 at the elections held in the United Nations General Assembly for the two vacant positions in the roster of judges of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals.

International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals was established by the decision of the United Nations Security Council in order to complete the works started by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.