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Film screening: Never again: Forging a convention on crimes against humanity

17 October @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

The screening of the film will be followed by a panel discussion with Bonnie Berkowitz.

Never again: Forging a convention on crimes against humanity
Following World War II, at the Nuremberg trials, members of the Nazi regime were convicted of crimes against humanity as a response to the widespread and systematic atrocities they committed against civilian populations during the war, especially the attempted extermination of European Jewry. Seventy years later, the world still lacks a global treaty for the prevention and punishment of crimes against humanity, despite the ongoing commission of these crimes. Combining the testimony of survivors and the commentary of internationally renowned experts — including the late Whitney H. Harris, a longtime St. Louis resident who served as a Nuremberg prosecutor — “Never Again” chronicles the slow but steady effort to remedy this gap in international law and practice.

Details

Date:
17 October
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre
88 Hatfield Street, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

Organizer

Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre
Phone:
021 462 5553
Email:
admin@holocaust.org.za
Website:
www.ctholocaust.co.za