Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad

Screenings

2019 Season
Zurich

This documentary tells the hidden story of tens of thousands of men, women and children disappeared by the government of President Bashar al Assad into a network of clandestine detention centres. The film weaves together the powerful personal stories of three Syrians with evidence of crimes gathered from government documentation smuggled out of Syria. With unprecedented access, we follow survivors of detention, families of detainees, state defectors and international war crimes investigators as they fight to bring the perpetrators to justice and demand the release of the disappeared.

Filmmaker(s): 
Sara Afshar
Year: 
2019
50
Genre: 
Documentary