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Cablegate: Response to Identifying Arab Judge Candidates For

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P 091452Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY TUNIS
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3981
INFO RUEHTC/AMEMBASSY THE HAGUE PRIORITY 0174
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0077

UNCLAS TUNIS 001366

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TAGS: UNSC KJUS KPREL KCRM LE SY TS
SUBJECT: RESPONSE TO IDENTIFYING ARAB JUDGE CANDIDATES FOR
THE SPECIAL TRIBUNAL FOR LEBANON

REF: STATE 139303

(SBU) In response to reftel request that posts, identify
potential candidates to serve as international judges on the
Special Tribunal for Lebanon, post has identified Jawida
Guiga. Guiga is a retired Supreme Court magistrate, and a
former member of the Tunisian constitutional council. Though
retired, she previously shared with Emboff that she is still
consulting for the Ministry of Justice as a national and
international legal expert. Post considers her to be fair
and unbiased with regard to the issue at hand.
DESJARDINS

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