Lawyer Liesbeth Zegveld calls for the abolishment of the statute of limitations in civilian law in case of violation of the most fundamental human rights -- the right to life, the prohibition of torture, the prohibition of slavery, and the right to liberty.  After all, atrocities do not expire, she argues in an op-ed published in the Dutch newspaper NRC on June 10, 2022: 'Schaf de verjaring van oorlogsleed af' (only available in Dutch).

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