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Accountability for International Crimes in Afghanistan:Stocktaking and Prospects

  • Ms Guissou Jahangiri
  • Mr Hadi Marifat
  • Mr. Sayed Abdullah Ahmadi
  • Ms Katherine Gallagher
  • Dan Saxon
6 April 2017
Anna van Buerenplein
Anna van Buerenplein 301
2595 DG Den Haag

In this open seminar, co-organised by FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights), Armanshahr/Open Asia, and the Research Centre of Leiden University College The Hague (LUC), civil society and legal experts will shed light on the alleged crimes committed and take stock of previous attempts to hold those responsible to account. For the victims of wartime violence and the Afghan people more broadly, what are the prospects for accountability and justice?


  • Ms Guissou Jahangiri, Vice President, FIDH and Executive Director, Armanshar/Open Asia
  • Mr Hadi Marifat, Human Rights activist, Director of AHRDO, Member of Afghanistan Transitional Justice Coordination Group
  • Mr. Sayed Abdullah Ahmadi, Human Rights Activist, Executive Director Afghanistan Democracy and Development Organization (ADDO), Member of Afghanistan Transitional Justice Coordination Group
  • Ms Katherine Gallagher, Senior Staff Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights
  • Discussant: Dr Dan Saxon, Assistant Professor, LUC

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