Special Adviser Meets with the Minister of Justice

Special Adviser Karim A. A. Khan QC met with H.E. Salar AbdulSatar for the first time today, congratulating him on his new appointment as Iraq's Minister of Justice. Special Adviser Khan provided H.E with an update on the ongoing investigations that UNITAD is conducting, and the support it can provide to the Ministry of Justice to assist with archiving and digitizing ISIL -related records and evidentiary material. H.E the Minister and the Special Adviser discussed the Badoush Prison massacre, and the provision of information from Ministry of Justice investigations to UNITAD to support its work on this case.

Special Adviser Khan acknowledged the objective of building on the work already done by Iraq, and that this will make a significant contribution towards ensuring perpetrators of this massacre are held accountable for international crimes.