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Prosecuting War Criminals: The Role of International Tribunals
August 3rd at 12:30 PM (Eastern US Time)
How do we ensure that perpetrators of war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity are held accountable for such crimes?
The American Red Cross of Massachusetts is pleased to invite you for a discussion with former prosecutor for the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Arthur Traldi, on the important role that international courts play in ensuring accountability for grave breaches of international humanitarian law, genocide and crimes against humanity.
Women under IHL: "Protected" or Combatants?
August 5th at 3:00 PM (Eastern US Time)
Please join the American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law team on August 5 at 3 PM ET for a discussion of the roles women play in armed conflict, as identified in the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and its Additional Protocols. As women increasingly move from "protected" roles, like mothers, to combatants, join us to explore how IHL may or may not sufficiently recognize and protect all women. This event is open to all and those interested in attending must register in advance.
The speaker for this event will be Kathryn Meyer, a rising third-year law student at Case Western University School of Law and current legal intern at the American Red Cross National Headquarters.
Moving forward after conflict: A conversation with Dr. Edith Eva Eger
August 19th at 5:00 PM (Eastern US Time)
Please join the American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Dissemination program for a conversation with Holocaust survivor, Dr. Edith Eva Eger on Thursday, August 19th at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.
Dr. Eger entered Auschwitz during her teen years where she beat the odds and went onto practice as a psychologist specializing in working with military members in coping with post-traumatic stress disorder. She is an avid speaker and has written two international best sellers. During this conversation Dr. Edith Eva Eger will speak about her life; her resilience and how armed conflict affected her upbringing.