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A world court judge describes the remarkable luck that allowed him to survive as a child in Nazi concentration camps and how his experiences during the Holocaust shaped his lifelong commitment to universal human rights
- Thomas Buergenthal is Professor Emeritus of Comparative Law and Jurisprudence, and is currently the American judge at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands.
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