“German Legal Assistant Wins Henri Dunant Award”

Excellent news!

"Miss Wibke Timmermann — a 30 year-old German legal assistant working in a defence team at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) — is to receive the Henri Dunant Award 2006 for her international law dissertation, specializing in hate speech and war propaganda.

"She carried out this work after studying at the University Centre for International Humanitarian Law (CUDIH) in Geneva. The young German woman has been working for several weeks as a paralegal within the team representing Aloys Ntabakuze in the ‘Military I’ trial."