Type: Seminar

Seeking Justice for Syrian Victims of War Crimes: Possibilities and Limitations of Universal Jurisdiction


Roger Lu Phillips, Human Rights Lawyer, Syria Justice and Accountability Centre

Date & time

Dec 2, 2019, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EST

Since 2011, Syrians have witnessed widespread atrocities with an estimated 500,000 killed, tens of thousands disappeared and 12 million displaced from their homes. The International Criminal Court cannot prosecute Syrian war criminals, and international mechanisms created by the UN have no jurisdiction to prosecute.

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