Testimony to the Belgian Parliament Regarding the Islamic State's Genocide Against the Yezidi

Belgian Parliament; Testimony Regarding Draft Resolution Document 55 1766/001; 2021

7 Pages Posted: 15 Jun 2021

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Zachary D. Kaufman

University of Houston Law Center; Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law; Yale University - Law School; Stanford Law School; Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Date Written: June 15, 2021

Abstract

This document is Professor Zachary D. Kaufman’s written opening testimony to the Belgian Parliament on June 15, 2021. Professor Kaufman’s testimony concerns the parliament’s consideration of a resolution aiming to recognize and prosecute genocide committed against the Yezidis.

Keywords: Criminal Law, International Law, International Criminal Law, Belgium, Yezidi, Yezidis, Yazidi, Yazidis, Genocide, Atrocity Crimes, Genocide Convention, Islamic State, Prosecution, Accountability, Terrorism, Foreign Terrorist Fighters, United Nations, International Criminal Court, Syria, Iraq, Rwanda

Suggested Citation

Kaufman, Zachary D., Testimony to the Belgian Parliament Regarding the Islamic State's Genocide Against the Yezidi (June 15, 2021). Belgian Parliament; Testimony Regarding Draft Resolution Document 55 1766/001; 2021, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3866148

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