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Peace through Justice: Past, Present, and Future
June 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
As a Holocaust survivor and jurist, Thomas Buergenthal has been a tireless champion for the principle that governments and individuals must be held accountable under international law for human rights violations.
Join us for a special screening of Peace through Justice, a new film documenting Buergenthal’s life and legacy, followed by a panel discussion. The evening concludes with a reception for participants.
Learn about the extraordinary life of Judge Buergenthal and his influence on global efforts to educate and empower a new generation of advocates to seek justice for victims and survivors and accountability for perpetrators.
Thomas Buergenthal, former judge of the International Court of Justice, 2015 recipient of the Museum’s Elie Wiesel Award
Anna Cave, director of the Ferencz International Justice Initiative, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
In conversation with
Klaus Rackwitz, director of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy
Join the conversation online using #USHMM and #NueForum.
This program is co-presented with the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the Washington Lawyers Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
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