Saturday, April 25, 2020
While the world has been distracted by the coronavirus, the process of international justice continues to slowly creak along. On Thursday this week, a trial began in Germany for Syrians who are suspected of war crimes. A former high-ranking Syrian intelligence officer, Anwar Raslan, accused of crimes against humanity, will face survivors of his alleged torture. A second Syrian man will also be tried for aiding and abetting.