Episode 16

A Long Trip, Long Road

Koblenz is a small step on the long road to what, exactly?

In this episode, Fritz talks to Syrian lawyer and human rights defender Mazen Darwish about justice for Syria and Syrians, its forms and challenges, and what the trial in Koblenz means to him.

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Additional information on the topics discussed in the episode:

Mazen Darwish on twitter: @mazenadarwish3

His organization SCM: https://twitter.com/SyrianCenter; https://scm.bz/en/

SCM's press release: https://tinyurl.com/yy433aed

SJAC press release: https://tinyurl.com/y3cvvnpj

ECCHR press release: https://tinyurl.com/y6xb4zgp 

Constitutional Court press release (in German): https://www.bundesverfassungsgericht.de/SharedDocs/Pressemitteilungen/DE/2020/bvg20-079.html

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Fritz Streiff

Fritz is a strategic human rights lawyer with a focus on investigations and case-building in the fields of atrocity crimes and anti-corruption. International justice is his big passion. Though podcasts follow pretty closely. He is currently based in Paris, France.

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Pauline Peek

Pauline Peek is a research assistant, production assistant and history student who also happens to possess a bachelor’s degree in singing. Originally from the Netherlands, she is currently based in Berlin, Germany.