France said that those responsible for the use of chemical weapons in Syria must be held accountable following the release of a report by UN investigators confirming Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons. In a report released on Wednesday, the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria concluded that the Assad regime forces were responsible for the April 4 sarin attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rural Idlib…
The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria (AGPS) said that it had documented the death of over 3500 Palestinian refugees since the outbreak of the Syrian revolution in March 2011. According to a report by the British-based monitoring group, at least 3,572 Palestinian-Syrians have been killed, including 462 women. The Action Group said that at least 1,633 Palestinian-Syrians, including 103 women, are still detained in the prisons of the Assad…
Assad forces have used chemical weapons in at least 27 times during Syria’s civil war, including in April’s deadly attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun killing around 100 people, including women and children, UN war crimes investigators said. In a press conference held following the presenting of its report about violations of human rights in Syria in Geneva on Wednesday, the UN Commission of Inquiry said that an Assad…
The State of Qatar renewed Wednesday its calls on the international community to bring war criminals in Syria to international justice after an independent UN investigation proved that the Assad regime used sarin in the Khan Sheikhoun massacre last April. In a statement released on Wednesday, the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that “leaving the perpetrators unpunished for their crimes will contribute to increasing the violence and violations against…
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 18:17

Marchi-Uhel Vows Justice for Atrocities in Syria

The international community has taken a "step closer" to achieving justice for war crimes committed in Syria, the judge leading a new United Nations effort to investigate the conflict said on Tuesday. The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres last July appointed Mrs Marchi-Uhel of France to head the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism which was created on the orders of the United Nation General Assembly in late 2016. Speaking in Geneva,…
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