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Friday, July 15, 2016

Syria, J’Accuse! Syrian State Responsibility for War Crimes

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’

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.”

International Justice and the Building Blocks for Accountability in Syria

International Justice and the Building Blocks for Accountability in Syria

Iraq and Syria: Prospects for Accountability

Iraq and Syria: Prospects for Accountability: On February 10, 2016, the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission convened a congressional briefing devoted to the topic of advancing accountability for

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Overcoming abandonment, teen exceled at school as student, leader

Overcoming abandonment, teen exceled at school as student, leader: Before graduating this summer, Kevin Lin of Council Bluffs wasn’t quite sure what school he attended. Lin had five high school classes: two at Abraham Lincoln High School, two at Thomas Jefferson High School and one at Iowa Western Community College.