Hersch Lauterpacht: Hero of human rights
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Hersch Lauterpacht: Hero of human rights

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Published on 29 Nov 2019

Have you heard of the human rights hero Hersch Lauterpacht?

Hersch Lauterpacht was hired as a member of the British prosecution team during the Nuremberg trials, where he came up with the idea of Crimes Against Humanity. We invited Professor Philippe Sands to talk to us about Lauterpacht’s story, and his impact on what we know as human rights today.

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