This evening (Wednesday, July 14), the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., is to host a panel of experts on the topic “Chechnya after a Decade of Destruction.” Featured speakers are Chechen medical doctor Khassan Baiev, author of The Oath: A Chechen Surgeon Under Fire; Rachel Denber of Human Rights Watch; and photojournalist Stanley Greene, author of Open Wound: Chechnya, 1994-2003. The panel is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
Admission is free. For reservations, call 202-488-0407. The museum is located at 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW, Washington, DC 20024; the nearest Metro station is Smithsonian.
Note that the museum’s Committee on Conscience has issued a Genocide Watch for Chechnya.
For more information, see the museum’s website www.ushmm.org/conscience