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Inside the Alaa M. Trial #11: A Hospital Far from Medical Care

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Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #11 Hearing Date: May 9, 2022 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript

Outsourcing Responsibility: 
Why the UK’s Controversial Rwanda Scheme Undermines International Law

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Introduction Under the Nationality and Borders Act introduced in April 2022, the British government plans to transfer asylum seekers who arrived to the UK by “irregular routes” to “a safe

Inside the Alaa M. Trial #10: The First Survivor Testifies

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Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Summary #10 Hearing Dates: May 3 & 5, 2022 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a

The U.S. Coalition's Work in NE Syria is Far from complete

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Consternation with America’s unending wars on terrorism is understandable given the pliability of the mandate assumed post-911 and the expansive use of the authorities granted by Congress in a

FAQs: Universal Jurisdiction - Part II

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In April, SJAC published a series of eight questions sent to us by Syrians who wanted to learn more about how to file criminal complaints against Syrian perpetrators of serious

Syrian Organizations Reiterate Support for a Missing Persons Mechanism

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The undersigned organizations, representing a diverse collection of Syrian civil society, want to reiterate our unified support for an independent, international, inclusive missing persons mechanism, in line with prior requests

The Legality of Israeli Airstrikes in Syria

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Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict, Israel has regularly conducted airstrikes on Syrian government troops, Iran-backed forces, and Hezbollah fighters. The increased frequency and locations around Syria at which

Inside the Alaa M. Trial #9: Building Bridges

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Higher Regional Court – Frankfurt, Germany Trial Monitoring Report 9 Hearing Date: April 26, 2022 CAUTION: Some testimony includes descriptions of torture. Note that this summary is not a verbatim transcript

Alaa M. Trial – Challenges to a Fair and Public Trial

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The Koblenz Trial and the trial of Alaa M. in Frankfurt are the first time that Syrians are witnessing affiliates of the single largest perpetrator in the conflict, the Syrian