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    Top human rights experts discuss the Nuremberg trials

    13/02/2012
    Londoners are being offered a unique opportunity to hear some of the world’s foremost experts on human rights and crimes against humanity, discuss the notorious Nuremberg Trials.

    Londoners are being offered a unique opportunity to hear some of the world’s foremost experts on human rights and crimes against humanity, discuss the notorious Nuremberg Trials.

    The free expert-panel discussion, held at Hendon town hall on 22 February, will focus on the history of the Nuremberg trials and their connection with London. 
    The panel includes Ambassador Stephen Rapp, advisor to the US Government on atrocities and conflict throughout the world, and Sandra Schulberg, producer of the film ‘Nuremberg, Its Lessons for Today’.

    The event, which takes place from 12-2pm on Wednesday 22 February (Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, London NW4 4BG) will include an opportunity for audience questions. The discussion is hosted by Prof. William Schabas, internationally respected human rights advocate and professor of international law at Middlesex University.

    To book a place please contact Christiana Frandzis c.frandzis@mdx.ac.uk

    Expert panel:

    • Ambassador Stephen Rapp, US ambassador at large for war crimes issues, who after being personally nominated by U.S. President Barack Obama now advises the United States Secretary of State and formulates U.S. policy responses to atrocities committed in areas of conflict and elsewhere throughout the world.  
    • Prof. Greg Gordon, director of the University of North Dakota Center for Human Rights and Genocide Studies, who has worked with the Office of the Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and has helped investigate and prosecute Nazi war criminals and modern human rights violators.
    • Sandra Schulberg, producer of Nuremberg, Its Lessons for Today, the official film about the trial edited from many hours of film taken at the 11-month trial. 
    • Prof. William Schabas, human rights advocate, author and professor of international law at Middlesex University, whose expertise in human rights law, genocide and the death penalty has seen him practice law in international courts including the European Court of Human Rights and the International Court of Justice.

    Photo: Prof. William Schabas

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