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2017 Syria Series Inaugural Lecture: Will There Ever Be Justice for the Mass Atrocities in Syria? With Ambassador Stephen J. Rapp




Stephen J Rapp served as the US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice from 2009-2015 and he is currently a Distinguished Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Prevention of Genocide and at The Hague Institute for Global Justice. Ambassador Rapp has been working tirelessly to collect documents and other evidence in war zones in Iraq and Syria and lay the foundation for prosecutions.

About the Syria Series:

Through discussions with a diverse set of invited experts, this year-long series will explore the geo-political dimensions of the conflict, the pursuit of justice for mass atrocities, the rights and reality of the millions of refugees, and the local, national, and international responses to their bids for asylum. Organized by the University of Minnesota’s Center for New Americans, Human Rights Center, and Human Rights Program.

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