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The International Court of Justice


In the XI Annual Session of HELIMUN, ICJ tackled the issue concerning the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal). Below is the verdict by the court:

THE COURT,

By 12 votes to 0,

Finds that Senegal has the right to trial Hissane Habré,

Senegal has to do this within a month time frame. The starting time for the time frame will be May 6, 2011. Five (5) additional months will be given for the trial itself. If Senegal can't fulfil these requirements Hissene Habré has to be extradited to Belgium for trial.

The International Court of Justice and the African Union will appoint and send legal observers to ensure justice. If these observers find the Senegale Court in any way biased, extradition will occur immediately.

May 6, 2011

IN FAVOUR
President Mr Janne Pekkola
Assistant President Mr Olli Rekonen
Registrar Ms Elina Kotilainen
Judge Ms Lili de Paola
Judge Ms Eerika Haajanen
Judge Mr Eelis Hemberg
Judge Mr Elias Kivelä
Judge Ms Noora Magd
Judge Mr Mikko Malsmtröm
Judge Ms Savannah Matusik
Judge Mr Ville Siitonen
Judge Ms Solja Säde