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March 7, 2019
LONDON (Reuters) – Lawyers representing Syrian refugees in Jordan have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate Syria for alleged crimes against humanity in what they hope will be a breakthrough after previous initiatives have failed. FILE PHOTO: Syrian refugees collect water at the Al-Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan, near the border with...
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Thousands of Syrians have been forced to flee to refugee camps RAAD ADAYLEH/AP British lawyers for Syrian refugees will today ask the UN war crimes prosecutor to bring charges against President Assad in what would be a legal first. If accepted, the case would be the first against the Syrian regime to be opened by...
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Human rights lawyers have filed the first cases against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. The lawsuits were submitted on behalf of 28 Syrian refugees in Jordan who say they were forced to flee the country. The legal teams are calling on the ICC to investigate possible crimes...
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Human rights lawyers have today filed the first ever case against Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and his government at The Hague, after making a “breakthrough” in attempts to hold the regime to account. The lawsuit, which was submitted to the chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday, is on behalf of 28...
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International criminal court asked to rule in case brought by 28 people who fled civil war  The international criminal court in The Hague, Netherlands. Photograph: Peter de Jong/AP Syrian refugees who fled to Jordan after being tortured and witnessing massacres have submitted dossiers of evidence to the international criminal court in a novel attempt to...
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