Past eventrResearch Event

Accountability: International Crimes in Syria and Iraq

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

Overview

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

The meeting will be followed by a short drinks reception at 19:00.

This event, held in partnership with Doughty Street Chambers, is in commemoration of John Jones QC.

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL AND REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED.