Fritz Streiff

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Fritz Streiff (@fritz_streiff) is a lawyer at The Nuhanovic Foundation with a focus on international criminal and human rights law. He studied international relations, social anthropology and international law at University College Utrecht, as well as Dutch law and international law of human rights and criminal justice at Utrecht University School of Law. Having passed the bar in the Netherlands and practiced there as a lawyer, his work in recent years has taken him to New York, London and Paris where he has focused on strategic human rights litigation, complex international criminal investigations, survivor community engagement and access to justice advocacy.  Next to his continuous work on the Syria file, he currently leads the Ukraine work at the Amsterdam-based Nuhanovic Foundation as Project Manager of the Ukraine Legal Network.

Next to his legal practice, Streiff runs 75 Podcasts, a podcast organisation that produces multilingual podcasts with a focus on international human rights and social issues. He is currently the host of the English series of 75 Podcasts’s latest production ‘The Syria Trials’.

Streiff has been a guest lecturer on ‘From Ukraine to the Middle East: a New Dawn for International Criminal Justice?’ at the French Senate, Palais du Luxembourg, ‘New Pathways to Accountability for Atrocity Crimes’ at Leiden University, ‘Accountability Efforts for Syria’ at the European Institute of Peace, and ‘Syria Universal Jurisdiction Cases’ at Sciences Po, Paris. Talking about these and related topics, he has appeared on a number of national and international news outlets, such as Dutch public radio, the BBC and Al Jazeera, and published articles on his work on academic blogs and in national and international media. He is also on LinkedIn.

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