Photograph: Pha Lina / Phnom Penh Post His Majesty the King Norodom Sihamoni has appointed Fergal Gaynor, an Irish national, to be the new international reserve co-prosecutor at the tribunal. The Khmer Rouge (ECCC), following the nomination of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, approved by the Supreme Council of the UN Judge.
According to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia or the Khmer Rouge Tribunal mentioned in the March 13 press release, Gaynor Has worked as a Trial Attorney in the Prosecutor's Office at the International Criminal Court for Rwanda (ICTR) and the International Criminal Court for Ex Yugoslavia (ICTY) from 2005 to 2013, before serving as Senior Assistant Prosecutor at the tribunal from 2015 to 2013 2016
Gaynor previously served as lead lawyer for the victims at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the case. Against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta since 2012 and representing a group of victims in Afghanistan situation since 2019 . The case is currently under investigation at the International Criminal Court.
Gaynor holds a bachelor's degree in law from Trinity Dublin and a master's degree in philosophy from the University of Cambridge. He is a member of the Irish Bar Association and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of International Criminal Justice.