Syria’s Disappeared: The Case against Assad

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Even as the Syrian conflict rages, a legal case is being built against President Bashar al-Assad, who is accused of committing crimes against humanity and war crimes. Through personal testimonies and unprecedented access to regime documents, this documentary film tells the stories of survivors of torture, families of the dead and missing, and regime defectors risking their lives to expose the truth—the torture and murder of civilians on an industrial scale. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion and question and answer session.

Time:

5:30 p.m.

Location:

US Holocaust Memorial Museum

100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW

Washington, DC 20024

Speakers

Stephen Rapp, former US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues and Sonia and Harry Blumenthal Distinguished Fellow for the Prevention of Genocide, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Qutaiba Idlbi, a survivor of detention in Syria

Sara Afshar, director and producer of Syria’s Disappeared

Nicola Cutcher, co-producer of Syria’s Disappeared

Moderator

Michael Isikoff, Yahoo News chief investigative correspondent

 

Co-presented with British Embassy Washington

 

QUESTIONS/CONTACTS

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Registration Assistance

202.488.2650

genocideprevention@ushmm.org

Ticket Price: Free, Registration required

For more information visit:

https://www.ushmm.org/online/calendar/eventDetails.php?event=CPFILMSYRDSP0517&utm_source=listings&utm_campaign=Syria_s_Disappeared_listings

https://www.ushmm.org/

May 10 2017

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Date: May 10
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
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