Invitation to a press conference – how to investigate war crimes

On the occasion of judgements in two high profile cases on war crime, in Syria and in Rwanda, the International Public Prosecution Office and the Swedish National War Crimes Unit will hold a press conference Thursday 16 February.

Prosecutors and investigators will comment on the cases and explain how crimes committed many years ago in warzones can be investigated. Also how to investigate crimes when the crime scene cannot be visited due to an ongoing war.

Place: Stockholm County Police, Norra Agnegatan 33-37.
Time: 2 pm Thursday 16 February.
Registration: Registration shall be made to no later than noon Tuesday 14 February.

The press conference will be held in Swedish.


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