How are rules for war created? A conversation with lawyer Philippe Sands about the attacks on civilian targets and the irony that it was once a Russian who tried to civilize the war.
Interview by Georg Mascolo and
The British lawyer and professor Philippe Sands deals with Eastern European and international law – and as chairman of the English PEN supports persecuted Russian writers. Shortly before the pandemic, he published the book “Return to Lemberg” (S. Fischer), an acclaimed tale of the birth of modern international law after World War II, told through his own Ukrainian-Jewish ancestors.