Lynn Welchman

Lynn Welchman

Lynn Welchman is a Commissioner of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria. She is a Professor of Law at SOAS University of London, where she teaches Is... lamic law, Gender, Law and Society in the Middle East and North Africa, and Human Rights and Islamic Law.


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Some states continue to put barriers to universal jurisdiction which prevent the prosecution of Syrian war criminals.

Opinion by Catherine Marchi-Uhel and Paulo Pinheiro and Hanny Megally and Lynn Welchman
Published On 13 Jan 2022
A young woman wearing a pink jumper sits on the street surrounded by framed pictures of victims of the Syrian regime.