Monday, July 18, 2016
UN rights chief warns at least 200,000 civilians surrounded; calls Syria ‘gigantic, devastated graveyard’
UN News - UN rights chief warns at least 200,000 civilians surrounded; calls Syria ‘gigantic, devastated graveyard’
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Why was there an attempted coup in Turkey?: Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took to the streets last night to fight back against the fourth military coup in the country since 1960, and they won. Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Eric Edelman and David Phillips, who directs the Peace-building and Human Rights Program at Columbia University, join Hari Sreenivasan in New York to discuss.
Friday, July 15, 2016
Syria, J’Accuse! Syrian State Responsibility for War Crimes: So far, achieving any measure of accountability for the grave international crimes being committed in Syria has been elusive, as I’ve outlined
Gathering evidence of Syria war crimes in ‘The Assad Files’: Five years of brutal civil war in Syria have killed hundreds of thousands and displaced millions more. Now, a new journalistic project aims to document President Bashar al-Assad’s principal role in the systematic campaign of detention, torture and murder that has left his nation in the throes of chaos. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Ben Taub of The New Yorker to discuss “The Assad Files.”