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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #29: “Insults are like drinking water”

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Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #29 Hearing Dates: December 13 & 15, 2022 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim

Syria’s Economic Collapse: Violence without a Perpetrator?

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Syria’s economic crisis has hit its worst point since the onset of the conflict, and Syrians are paying the price. In December, the Syrian lira fell to an all-time

A Revolving Door of Oppressors: Violence and Violations on Syria’s Frontlines

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Before being detained and tortured by ISIS, Sami* was detained by Jabhat Al-Nusra. Before that, Sami was detained by an opposition-affiliated Palestinian militia, and before that, imprisoned by the Syrian

Inside the Alaa M. Trial #28: Sketching the scene

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Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #28 Hearing Dates: November 29, 2022 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript

U.S. Expands Potential for War Crimes Cases

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On January 5, 2023, President Biden signed into law the Justice for Victims of War Crimes Act which expands the ability of prosecutors to charge war criminals in the United

Inside the Alaa M. Trial #27: The wonderland of translation

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TRIAL OF ALAA M. Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #27 Hearing Dates: November 15, 2022 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is

The Captagon Act Explained: Opportunities and Limitations

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On December 23, 2023, U.S. President Joe Biden signed the annual National Defense Authorization Act [https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/7900/text] (NDAA), which included the “Countering

Inside the Alaa M. Trial #26: Crocodile tears

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TRIAL OF ALAA M. Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #26 Hearing Dates: November 8 & 10 2022 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary

Inside the Alaa M. Trial #25: Hacking for facts

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Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #25 Hearing Dates: October 31 & November 3, 2022 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a

Holding Minors Accountable for Serious Crimes Committed in Syria

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Part II – Child Perpetrators in SDF and Iraqi Custody Read part I here [https://syriaaccountability.org/holding-minors-accountable-for-serious-crimes-committed-in-syria/] This brief is the second in a two-part series which aims to answer