von H.-P. Schröder
Worum es geht:
15. März 2015
Sponsored by Quatar (Al Thani):
The situation in Syria – Gérard Araud (France), David M. Crane (SCSL) and Dr. Stuart J. Hamilton – Press conference
Press conference on the situation in Syria
Speakers: His Excellency Gérard Araud, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations; Professor David M. Crane, former Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone; and Dr. Stuart J. Hamilton, forensic pathologist (sponsored by the Permanent Mission of France)
On Syria, Araud Denounces Only Critical Q, Crane Admits Qatar, SNC
By Matthew Russell Lee
David M. Crane, ein Amigauner als Chefankläger
„Professor David Crane was appointed a professor of practice at Syracuse University College of Law in the summer of 2006. Prior to that time he was a distinguished visiting professor for the 2005 academic year. From 2002-2005 he was the founding Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, an international war crimes tribunal, appointed to that position by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan. Served With the rank of Undersecretary General, 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. Professor Crane was the first American since Justice Robert Jackson and Telford Taylor at Nuremberg, in 1945, to be the Chief Prosecutor of an international war crimes tribunal. The Office of the Prosecutor is located with the Special Court in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Professor Crane served over 30 years in the federal government of the United States. Appointed to the Senior Executive Service of the United States in 1997, Mr. Crane has held numerous key managerial positions during his three decades of public service, to include a, and Waldemar A. Solf Professor of International Law at the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s School.
Professor Crane teaches international criminal law, international humanitarian law, and national security law at the College of Law. Additionally, he is a member of the faculty of the Institute for National Security andCounterterrorism, a joint venture with the Maxwell School of Public Citizenship at Syracuse University. Professor Crane is on the leadership council of the American Bar Association’s International Law Section and currently serves as a co-chair on the sections International Criminal Court Task Force. In 2006/7, he founded Impunity Watch (www.impunitywatch.com) a law review and public service blog.“