Dienstag, 5. März 2019

Current measures of accountability for Assad regime

The European Union and the U.S. are still working to hold the Syrian government accountable. In fact, over the past six months, significant progress has been made in the direction of justice and accountability for the crimes committed by the Syrian regime and actors that  support it. This post provides an overview of the most recent efforts—through domestic national proceedings and sanctions—of holding individuals and corporate actors accountable for those crimes.

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Freitag, 1. März 2019

Guardian: Assad can still be brought to justice – and Europe’s role is crucial

It may take time, and the odds may currently look slim, but criminal investigators will eventually work their way up the chain of responsibility to incriminate Syria’s tyrant for the slaughter of his own people for almost eight straight years. Some very motivated lawyers and activists are preparing for the day when those who have perpetrated crimes against humanity in Syria will be held accountable. And it’s in Europe that those efforts are starting to yield the most notable results.

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