The Transnational NGO Student Group is proud to present:
“Establishing a web-driven TNGO : A conversation with Dr.
David Crane, founder of Impunity Watch”
David Crane is
a professor of practice at Syracuse University’s College of Law where teaches
international criminal law, international humanitarian law, and national
security law. From 2002-2005 he served
as Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra
Leone, an international war crimes tribunal.
Professor Crane’s mandate was to prosecute those who bear the greatest
responsibility for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other serious
violations of international human rights committed during the civil war in Sierra
Leone during the 1990’s. Among those he indicted for those horrific crimes was
the President of Liberia, Charles Taylor, the first sitting African head of
state in history to be held accountable.
2007 he founded Impunity
student run web-driven TNGO that operates as a law review, message board, and
blog. Impunity Watch’s
mission is to monitor and address horrific human rights abuses and possible
situations of impunity. Its articles have
been cited on the BBC, CNN and notable international blogs.
When: February 2nd, 2011 -- 12pm-1:30
Where: Eggers 100
We hope to see you there!