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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Building A Case For A War Crimes Probe

U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, Stephen J. Rapp speaks during a press conference at the American Recreation Association in Dhaka on January 13, 2011. (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Stephen J. Rapp was the United States Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues from 2009 to 2015. He’s pictured at a press conference at the American Recreation Association in Dhaka on January 13, 2011. (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Britain and France are calling for an investigation into possible war crimes after four hospitals in Syria were hit by missiles this week. Russia is rejecting claims that it targeted one of the the hospitals. Here & Now’s Lisa Mullins speaks with Stephen Rapp, who works on war crimes cases, about this and his work to bring war crimes charges against ISIS and the Syrian government.

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