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Around Dick Marty, a Cry for Justice: Meet Dick Marty

Dick Marty, protagonist of “a cry for justice” is an outstanding figure, who successively held the positions of State Prosecutor, State Counsellor and member of the Council of the States in Switzerland. Author of many damning reports on issues ranging from the situation in Chechnya to organ trafficking in Kosovo, he was, in 2005, mandated by the Council of Europe to investigate the case of CIA’s Black Sites. A year later, he publishes a scathing report…


Thursday 14 March


Musée International de la Croix Rouge et du Croissant Rouge


Co-presented with the International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent


Marie-Dominique De Preter Head of the Cultural Service, International Museum of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent


Fulvio Bernasconi Film director

Dick Marty Former Prosecutor General of the Canton of Ticino and Member of the Council of States

Moderated by

Nicolas Dufour Journalist, web editor in charge, Le Temps

This debat is preceded by the movie:

Thematic film

Dick Marty, a Scream for Justice

By Fulvio Bernasconi

After September 11, the CIA signed a secret agreement with several European States that allowed the kidnapping and torture of suspected Islamists. When the Washington Post reveals the case in 2005, the Council of Europe mandates Swiss citizen, Dick Marty to lead the investigation. With minimal means but armed with formidable tenacity, Marty defied America, Europe and Switzerland. Fulvio Bernasconi brings us a breathless investigation and the portrait of a quite extraordinary man.

  • Section Thematic film

North AmericaJusticeSuisse

Fulvio Bernasconi


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