The Commission of Inquiry on Syria, its contribution to jurisprudence on disappearances, sexual violence and genocide

Arvind Narrain analyses the contribution of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria to jurisprudence on disappearances, sexual violence and genocide.

The piece in particular analyses how the work of the Commission intersects with concerns around sexual violence, LGBT inclusion and the protection of the family resolution.

Vitit Mutarbhorn who was one of the Commissioners on the Commission of Inquiry on Syria is now the Independent Expert on SOGI and his contribution to the work of the Commission which is analysed in this article, inspires hope that similar jurisprudential advances can be made with respect to the SOGI mandate.

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