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S2E5: Destination Europe
Episode 56th November 2023 • The Syria Trials • 75 Podcasts
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Brigadier General Khaled al-Halabi managed to escape Syria and make it to Turkey in the Spring of 2013. But where did he go next? Fritz traces Halabi’s journey from Turkey to Europe - a journey that seems to have been relatively smooth compared to hundreds of thousands of other Syrians’, displaced by the war in Syria. Fritz speaks to some of those who were forced to flee, like Kenan Khadaj and Diana Khayyata, about their journeys to Europe. And as Halabi enters Europe, he is unaware that a nest of legal investigators is stirring, ready to address the crimes against humanity that are being committed in Syria. 

The Syria Trials is a 75 Podcast production. This episode is hosted by Fritz Streiff, and produced by Sasha Edye-Lindner, with research and editorial support from Mais Katt. It was mixed by Tobias Withers.

Support for our podcast comes from German Federal Foreign Office funds that are provided by the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen IFA’s Zivik Funding Programme.

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CIJA - https://cijaonline.org/

OSJI - https://www.justiceinitiative.org/

Eric Emeraux's book - https://uk.bookshop.org/p/books/hunting-monsters-an-officer-on-the-trail-of-the-world-s-worst-war-criminals-eric-emeraux/7509003

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