The Assad regime continues to conceal the fate of over 118,000 civilians that regime forces have arbitrarily arrested or subjected to enforced disappearance since March 2011, warned the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor, stressing that only revealing the fate of these people will dispel doubts that they have been executed. The Geneva-based human rights group on Wednesday said the Assad regime forces and their allies have been carrying out arbitrary arrests…
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Sunday expressed his dissatisfaction about some Lebanese parties’ aiding of the Assad regime in its war against the Syrian people, hinting to the Hezbollah militia. “It is true that there are political parties intervening in Syria, but we are against this intervention and we won’t stop our economy for their sake,” Hariri said in a talk session on the sidelines of the World Government…
The US magazine Foreign Policy revealed that in March, the Commission for International Justice and Accountability (CIJA) would complete its final extensive investigation into the war crimes of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and the ISIS extremist group. The revelation came as US administration is finalizing the Caesar Act to impose sanctions against the Assad regime and its supporters. The investigation is based on CIJA’s custodianship of more than 800,000 official…
A Wall Street Journal article brought to light the suffering Syrian civilians are enduring when they try to obtain identity documents and register marriages and births in the Assad regime-held areas. The newspaper highlighted the maze of red tape surrounding these procedures and the hardships facing Syrians trying to obtain official documents. The article ‘A Last Indignity of War for Syrians: Assad’s Red Tape,’ journalist Raja Abdulrahim noted that one…
Lebanese lawyer and expert in international law, Tariq Shandab, said that the American judiciary has the jurisdiction to prosecute the Assad regime for the killing of American journalist Marie Colvin in Syria in 2012. Shandab on Tuesday told Smart News Network that the US court that found the Assad regime liable for Colvin’s death has the external jurisdiction to prosecute criminals. He pointed out that the prosecution can be implemented…
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