RLS is privileged to host Ms Brenda Hollis, the Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, for a guest lecture to be held on Monday February 3, 2014 at 10:30 am. The venue of the lecture will be the Main University Building, Ground Floor Room G.15.
Ms Brenda Hollis is the Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL). She was appointed in 2010 to the position by the Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon after a successful career as the lead prosecuting counsel against former Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic (among other cases) at the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY). She also worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). The height of her work at the SCSL was the historical conviction of former president of Liberia Charles Taylor who has since been sentenced to serve 50 years in prison for planning and directing atrocities in Sierra Leone in the 1990s. Click to read more about Ms Brenda Hollis.
The SCSL is significant because its work was a major (and unique) development in international criminal law and prosecution of international crimes. Click to read more about SCSL
It is a great honour to host Ms Hollis at RLS, and we look forward to a meaningful and exciting engagement.