Preventing And Punishing Crimes Against Humanity
Leila Nadya Sadat is a human rights expert specializing in international criminal law and foreign affairs. As founder and chair of the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative at the Harris Institute, she helped draft the convention on the prevention and punishment of crimes against humanity currently being debated by the UN International Law Commission. In 2012, Sadat was named special adviser on Crimes Against Humanity to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Sadat joins Worldview host Jerome McDonnell to discuss her documentary, Never Again: Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity. The film investigates the lack of prevention and punishment of crimes against humanity by the international community. A screening will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 5PM at the Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University.