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Accountability: International Crimes in Syria and Iraq

Overview

War crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide are being committed in Iraq and Syria. The speakers will discuss measures to hold perpetrators accountable, focussing on: crimes committed on behalf of governments, crimes committed against the Yazidis by ISIS, and prospects for prosecution in domestic courts.

 

Participants

Zeid Raad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Amal Clooney, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

Christian Ritscher, Federal Public Prosecutor, German Federal Court of Justice

Chair: Elizabeth Wilmshurst, Distinguished Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House

 

The meeting will be followed by a short drinks reception at 19:00 and is accredited with 1.5 CPD points. Please click here to register interest. 

 

This event, held in partnership with Chatham House, is in commemoration of John Jones QC

 

Event
Chatham House, London

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Venue: Doughty Street Chambers, 54 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LS
Date:
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Venue: Doughty Street Chambers, 53-54 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LS