Syrian Atrocity Crimes on Trial
Branch 251 is a podcast about the world’s first criminal trial dealing with atrocity crimes committed by Syrian officials.
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Prosecutors in the German city of Koblenz accuse two alleged henchmen of the Syrian government of crimes against humanity committed at ‘Branch 251’ detention center near Damascus.
Branch 251 gives you a succinct weekly update on the trial. With portraits of the main protagonists. Comments, analysis, and voices of the actors playing their part in the courtroom. Especially victims and their families who are looking for justice. But will a German court in a city nobody has ever heard of be able to deliver justice? Or are the obstacles too many that loom on the horizon?
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