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Luis Moreno-Ocampo
Luis Moreno-Ocampo

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is an Argentine lawyer who has been the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) since 16 June 2003. He previously worked as a prosecutor in Argentina, famously combating corruption and prosecuting human rights abuses by senior military officials. He has also lectured in criminal law and practiced law privately.


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Created: 9th Jul 2009
Modified: 9th Jul 2009
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Luis Moreno-Ocampo
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Gender: male
Place of Origin: Argentina

 

On 21 April 2003, Moreno-Ocampo was elected unopposed as the first Prosecutor of the new International Criminal Court. He was sworn in for a nine-year term on 16 June 2003. As of February 2009, he has opened investigations into four situations: Northern Uganda, the ,Democratic Republic of the Congo the Central African Republic and Darfur. The court has issued public arrest warrants for twelve people; six of them remain free, two have died, and four are in custody. Moreno-Ocampo also led an investigation against leaders of the Lord’s Resistance Army, who in 2005 faced arrest warrants by the ICC for crimes against humanity.



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