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The Battle for Aleppo: Achieving Accountability for Syrian War Crimes
Date Monday February 13
Time 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
World Affairs
312 Sutter St., Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94108
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorWorld Affairs
Emailcommunications [at] worldaffairs.org
Phone415-293-4600
Tickets: $20.00

The Syrian war has left an estimated 470,000 dead, with 4.8 million international refugees and 6.6 million people internally displaced. As peace efforts falter, the world cries out for the respect of human rights and international humanitarian law, seeking accountability for their infringement.

Recent attention has focused on the siege of Aleppo, where intense aerial bombardment by Syrian and Russian forces destroyed all medical care infrastructure, wiped out marketplaces and bakeries and led to thousands of civilian deaths. Unlawful killings remain a hallmark of this blood-soaked conflict. Humanitarian access is blocked. What can be done?

This panel discussion will examine the findings of the the UN Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic special report examining the violations that took place in Aleppo city since late 2015, and debate its impact on any future accountability for victims of the conflict's many crimes.

This event is co-organized by World Affairs and the Center for Justice and Accountability.
Added to the calendar on Monday Jan 30th, 2017 12:28 PM
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