Deborah Amos

Deborah Amos appears in the following:

The Case for Charging Putin for His Invasion of Ukraine

Friday, July 28, 2023

Why pursuing the "crime of aggression" could be the best way to hold Russian leadership to account.

What The US’ New Cooperation with the ICC Means for Ukraine

Friday, July 28, 2023

The Biden administration's historic decision could change the case against Putin in the Hague. 

Lessons from Syria on How to Document War Crimes

Friday, July 28, 2023

Russia's brutal military tactics in Syria were a preview to the war in Ukraine. 

Investigating Russia's War Crimes Against Ukrainian Children

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Investigators unearth direct evidence of Russian war crimes. 

How an agreement between Saudi Arabia and Iran could affect U.S. influence

Sunday, March 12, 2023

An agreement between Saudi Arabia and Iran to resume diplomatic relations is being assessed for its regional impact as well as how it could affect U.S. influence in the Middle East.


Russia deports thousands of Ukrainian children. Investigators say that's a war crime

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

A team at Yale University is using open-source materials to document the forced removal of Ukrainian children to Russia. Russia says it's a vast humanitarian program.


Since Russia invaded Ukraine, the U.S. has changed its laws on prosecuting war crimes

Monday, February 13, 2023

The U.S. has new laws that could make it easier to prosecute war crimes in other countries — something spurred by the war in Ukraine.


One activist is using the World Cup to raise awareness of LGBTQ rights in Qatar

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

An activist is using the FIFA Men's World Cup in Qatar to shine a light on the country's poor record on LGBTQ rights.


Ukraine prepares for first rape case connected to the Russian invasion

Saturday, July 09, 2022

Ukraine is preparing to try its first rape case related to the Russian invasion. Rape has been used a tactic of war by Russians before - against German women during World War II.


Poland's abortion-rights activists say they can teach Americans about loopholes

Thursday, June 23, 2022

As Americans wait for a Supreme Court decision on a case that could overturn the 1973 decision that legalized abortion in the U.S., other countries already provide a snapshot of what that's like.


German court sentences Syrian intelligence officer to life in prison for war crimes

Thursday, January 13, 2022

A German court sentenced a Syrian intelligence officer to life in prison, in a landmark war crimes trial.


In a landmark case, a German court convicts an ex-Syrian officer of torture

Thursday, January 13, 2022

The world's first criminal trial on torture in Syria's prisons ended Thursday in Koblenz, Germany — the first time a high-ranking ex-Syrian official faced Syrians in open court in a war crimes case.


An American was locked up in Syria. A pact with a British inmate may have saved him

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Kevin Dawes describes how a fellow prisoner in Syria kept a promise that called attention to Dawes' detention. Now, five years after his release, Dawes is suing the Syrian regime.


An American Citizen and a British doctor, held in a Syrian prison, make a pact

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

A U.S. citizen, described as a misfit adventurer, spent years in a Syrian prison and is now suing. At the same time, he's fulfilling the pact he made with his fellow prisoner.


War Crimes survivors turn to German courts when international tribunals are blocked

Monday, October 04, 2021

German courts and investigators are taking on crimes far beyond their borders — alleged war crimes by ISIS, the Syrian regime and others.


Syrians Have Stared Down Threats To Testify Against Assad's Regime In A Landmark Trial

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Witnesses have detailed Syrian prison abuse in a crimes against humanity trial in Germany for over a year. Some withdrew over threats, while many have persevered to bring to justice an ex-official.


Witnesses Of Alleged War Crimes In Syria Testify Despite Feeling They're In Danger

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Witnesses to a Syrian intelligence officer's alleged war crimes face down intimidation as they testify in landmark trial in Germany — but they continue to tell the story.


'A Beautiful Feeling': Refugee Women In Germany Learn The Joy Of Riding Bikes

Sunday, August 22, 2021

They come from countries where the idea of a girl on a bicycle is often taboo. Now a group called Bikeygees is teaching them to master the pedals. For the new riders, it's a lifelong dream come true.


German Bike Program Helps Refugee Women Acclimate To New Community

Sunday, July 25, 2021

A program in Germany teaches refugee women how to ride bikes as a way to build confidence and integrate themselves into a new society.


Palestinians Fear Eviction From Their Jerusalem Neighborhood To Make Way For A Park

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

An Israeli demolition last month revived fears among residents of al-Bustan in east Jerusalem's Silwan neighborhood. "Yes, Bustan is going to be demolished for a park," says Jerusalem's deputy mayor.