The International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum showed the documentary “Peace Through Justice – The Legacy Of Thomas Buergenthal” on Judge Thomas Buergenthal’s life and legacy, followed by a panel discussion, at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, in Washington D.C., USA, on 26 June 2019.
As a Holocaust survivor and jurist, Thomas Buergenthal has been a tireless champion for the principle that governments and individuals must be held accountable under international law for human rights violations. The film shows the extraordinary life of Judge Buergenthal and his influence on global efforts to educate and empower a new generation of advocates to seek justice for victims and survivors and accountability for perpetrators.
Thomas Buergenthal, former judge of the International Court of Justice and honorary president of the Advisory Council of the Nuremberg Academy
Anna Cave, director of the Ferencz International Justice Initiative, US Holocaust Memorial Museum
In Conversation with
Klaus Rackwitz, director of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy
The documentary has been realized with the kind support of the Zukunftsstiftung der Sparkasse Nürnberg.
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