Passing of Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago
Senator Defensor-Santiago was elected for a nine-year term as an ICC judge by the Assembly of States Parties in December 2011, but did not assume her functions at the Court. On 4 June 2014, she submitted her resignation for personal reasons.
The Court presents its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Senator Defensor-Santiago in this time of sorrow.
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