75 years after The Nuremberg Trials, crimes against humanity continue to be a persistent stain on global society. We promised ‘Never Again’ after the Holocaust, and yet human rights abuses from Rwanda to the former Yugoslavia prove that we did not learn our lessons. In recent years, Asia has become the principal site of these mass atrocities.
Philippe Sands, an eminent professor and lawyer who has recently served as counsel for the Gambia in their ICJ case against Myanmar, will discuss this new battleground. Drawing on several examples from the contemporary era, we will assess what can be done by the global community to bring the perpetrators of these heinous crimes to justice.
The Henry Jackson Society is pleased to invite you to this timely discussion on one of the most pressing topics of our time.