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Syrian War Crimes Tribunal Bill Topic of Joint House Hearing Oct. 30

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Washington, Oct 29, 2013 | Jeff Sagnip ((202) 225-3765) | comments
The establishment of a Syrian War Crimes Tribunal will be the topic of a joint hearing Wednesday by the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa in Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building:

WHEN:             Wednesday, October 30, 2013 1:30 p.m.

WHAT:              Establishing a Syrian War Crimes Tribunal

WHERE:            2172 Rayburn House Office Building

WHO:               Chairman Chris Smith, author of legislation to create a Syrian War Crimes Tribunal, and Chairwoman Ros-Lehtin, and witnesses:

  • David M. Crane, Professor of Practice, Syracuse University College of Law (Former Chief Prosecutor, United Nations Special Court for Sierra Leone)
  • Alan White, Ph.D., President, AW Associates (Former Chief Investigator, United Nations Special Court for Sierra Leone)The Honorable Jeremy Rabkin, Professor of Law,  George Mason University School of Law
  • The Honorable Stephen G. Rademaker, National Security Project Advisor, Bipartisan Policy Center
  • Richard Dicker, Director, International Justice Program, Human Rights Watch

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