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Accountability for Crimes in Syria: Lessons Learned from the Field of International Justice


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Resource type:Lessons papers
Keywords:Accountability, Accountability and Participation, Conflict, violence & peace, International law, Peacebuilding, Post-conflict, Protection, human rights & security
Author(s):Trahan, J.
Date published:June 2015

This document is an adaption of a speech delivered on May 12, 2015 at the launch of a report by the Syrian Justice and Accountability Center (SJAC) entitled ”A Step Towards Justice: Current Accountability Options for Crimes under International Law Committed in Syria.” The report discusses current accountability options for addressing crimes being perpetrated in Syria, examining the feasibility and potential impact of each option. This document outlines lessons learned from the field of international justice for accountability for crimes being committed in Syria.

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