Syria's Disappeared: The Case against Assad

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Join us for this powerful documentary shedding light on human rights abuses in Syria, followed by Q+A with Amnesty UK.

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Join the Amnesty Croydon group for an evening on human rights in Syria!

On Monday 21st October (2019), we'll be screening the must-see documentary on Syria: Syria's Disappeared: The Case against Assad.

This award-winning documentary by Afshar Films tells the hidden story of tens of thousands of men, women and children disappeared by the regime of President Bashar al Assad into a network of clandestine detention centres.

The film weaves together the powerful personal stories of three Syrians with evidence gathered from regime documentation smuggled out of Syria.

With unprecedented access, the film follow survivors of detention, families of detainees, regime defectors and international war crimes investigators as they fight to bring the perpetrators to justice and desperately campaign for the release of the disappeared.

We'll be joined by Amnesty UK Country Coordinator for Syria: Richard Kotter, for Q+A session following the film.

Time: 8pm

Location: Ruskin House, Coombe Road, Croydon (CR0 1BD)

RSVP: Please purchase a (free) ticket via Eventbrite

For any enquiries, please email: amnestycroydon@gmail.com

FILM AWARDS:

In 2018, Syria’s Disappeared: The Case Against Assad was nominated for a BAFTA TV Award for Current Affairs and a Royal Television Society Television Journalism Award for International Current Affairs.

In 2017, it won Investigation of the Year at the British Journalism Awards, Investigative Video at the Association for International Broadcasting Awards, and was runner-up for Documentary of the Year at the Foreign Press Association Awards.

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