7 Jun 2020

Senior Syrian military official on trial in Germany charged with human rights abuses

A historic trial is taking place in Germany where, for the first time, charges have been brought against a senior Syrian military official who is accused of human rights abuses and the torture of detainees during the Syrian conflict.

We’ve followed one Syrian woman to the trial whose father disappeared seven years ago after taking part anti-government protests.

Waad Al-Kateab reports.

Filmed by Waad Al-Kateab and Milad Amin.