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The International Law Journal presents: 'Mass Atrocities in Sub-Saharan Africa'

April 10, 2014

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: John and Frances Angelos Law Center 12th floor
Contact Name: Honiyeh Sarpand
Contact Phone: 410-837-4142
Contact E-mail: honiyeh.sarpand@ubalt.edu

The symposium will cover various aspects of transitional justice and accountability for mass atrocities in sub-Saharan Africa. Panelists will discuss the International Criminal Court, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, the International Crimes Division of the High Court of Uganda, the Gacaca community courts and the proposed mixed chambers in the domestic system to prosecute genocide in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Come join the discussion on war crimes, crimes against humanity and women’s reproductive issues from an international law and public policy perspective.

Speakers include:
Col. Kelly Alexander, retired commanding officer, Joint Special Operations Task Force–Trans Sahara, U.S. Marine Corps
Lt. Col. Faye Cuevas,
intelligence operations officer, Directorate of Intelligence, Special Operations Command Africa
Iain Guest,
executive director, The Advocacy Project
David Mandel-Anthony,
senior policy adviser, Office of Global Criminal Justice, U.S. Department of State (speaking on this panel in a personal capacity, and not on behalf of the U.S. Department of State)
Jon Temin,
director of Africa programs, United States Institute of Peace

The discussion will be moderated by Professor Sabrina Balgamwalla, clinical fellow at the UB School of Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic.  

Please R.S.V.P. below, and contact Honiyeh Sarpand with any qustions at honiyeh.sarpand@ubalt.edu.