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17 September 2019, 13:00-14:00

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Members of armed groups detained in Northern Syria: their legal status and their future

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refugee camp in Northern Syria refugee camp in Northern Syria

MRAP

Today, several thousands of men, women and children of ISIS detained by the Kurdish liberation forces in Northern Syria are in a judicial limbo.

This side event during the 42nd session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council, organized in collaboration with the Mouvement contre le Racisme et pour l’Amitié entre les Peuples (MRAP), will discuss the legal status and future of members of armed groups detained in Northern Syria.

Moderation

  • Gianfranco Fattorini, Former Co-president, MRAP

Panelists

  • Agnes Calamard, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
  • Khaled Issa, Representative of the Northern Syria Administration in France
  • Marco Sassòli, Director, Geneva Academy 

Location

Room XXIII, , Palais des Nations, 8 – 14 avenue de la Paix, Geneva

Access

Practical information to access the Palais des Nations and Room XV

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