The ICC Appeals Chamber rejected the request of the Nicolás Maduro authorities to droop Prosecutor Basic Khan’s investigative authority whereas it hears the attraction in opposition to the choice to pursue the investigation.
Entry to Justice director Ali Daniels shared on Twitter an unofficial translation of the doc signed by Appeals Chamber Choose Marc Perrin de Brochambeau, wherein he defined that he was rejecting the request for suspensive impact as a result of he had didn’t reveal that there was a danger of irreversible penalties to the MOU, particularly in gentle of the prosecutor’s dedication he stated was dedicated to cooperating within the case.
Moreover, Venezuela doesn’t clarify how an attraction to the Legal professional Basic’s investigation would defeat the aim of the attraction if the Appeals Chamber decided that the Courtroom had no jurisdiction.
Specifically, Venezuela doesn’t specify which investigative actions would result in irreversible penalties if the investigation had been to be quashed on attraction.
On the similar time, it ignores the Maduro authorities’s argument about “retraumatizing” the victims.
In Daniels’ opinion, that is one other signal of the ICC’s impartiality and independence.
The ICC Appeals Chamber denied the federal government’s request to droop Legal professional Basic Khan’s investigative authority pending an attraction in opposition to the choice to proceed the investigation.
One other proof of the impartiality and independence of the Worldwide Prison Courtroom
Unofficial translation pic.twitter.com/QL5Iyi4ooJ
– Ali Daniels (@alijdaniels) July 21, 2023
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