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New judge appointed to Pre-Trial Chamber

A new judge has been appointed to the Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Pre-Trial Chamber, the court said in a statement yesterday. Chung Chang-ho, a Korean national, will take over for Catherine Marchi-Uhel of France, who has returned to a position at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Chung has served as a high court judge in Korea and most recently as legal attaché at the Korean embassy in Vienna. Nominated by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and appointed by King Norodom Sihanomi, Chung will take up his new position on August 1.

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