Syria's Assad Faces Indictment by the International Criminal Court

(Telegraph-UK) Adrian Blomfield - The International Committee of Jurists, an influential body of international judges and lawyers, called for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his lieutenants to be held to account for Easter weekend attacks in which troops and militiamen fired on civilians. Syria has deployed many of the same tactics used by Gaddafi in Libya, with unarmed protesters facing live fire by both the security forces and loyalist militiamen and snipers.

2011-04-26 00:00:00

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