Wednesday, May 30, 2012

War crimes prosecutor to tackle football corruption

World football governing body FIFA looks set to follow up its promise to root out corruption from the sport by turning to man who has made his name prosecuting war criminals.

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, 59, who has been chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, has been nominated for a new role as head of FIFA’s soon to be formed investigative body.

The Argentine lawyer, who made his name pursing war criminals like Congolese rebel leader Charles Lubanga, would be tasked with cleaning up an organisation which has been blighted by scandal in recent years.

Read more: France24


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