News & Views

March 8, 2019

Syrian refugees launch legal bid to try Assad for crimes against humanity

“This case represents a genuine breakthrough for the Syrian victims. There is a jurisdictional gateway that has opened up finally for the ICC prosecutor to investigate the perpetrators who are most responsible.”

March 5, 2019

PRESS STATEMENT- THE GUERNICA CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE FILES

I am proud of being part of the drafting and investigation team at Guernica that made this paper possible

March 4, 2019

Censured by Britain, Hezbollah is bigger than ever in Beirut

Abu Hussein, and other Hezbollah members, seem more comfortable reverting to familiar territory – the ongoing war with Israel, which has intensified efforts in recent months to stop post-war Syria becoming a stronghold for Iran

March 4, 2019

THE GUERNICA CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE FILES ARTICLE 15 COMMUNICATION WITH THE ICC OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTOR ON THE SITUATION IN THE SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC

Although the State of Myanmar is not party to the Convention governing the Court, the judges declared their jurisdiction to include the alleged crimes against the Rohingya for the membership of the State of Bangladesh in the International Criminal Court

March 1, 2019

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

To understand why, think about the hundreds of thousands of Syrians who reached the continent after fleeing the nightmare in their homeland. Many can testify about crimes and help to document them

February 27, 2019

Syria: Concerns for Civilians Escaping ISIS Holdout

In the air, we see the international coalition expend vast resources to defeat ISIS, but on the ground it has expended very little to protect children and other civilians caught up in its attacks,” Houry said

February 26, 2019

Ghouta Media Center: Back to Action A Year From Displacement

The team grew larger, consisting of 50 persons with diverse specialties and fields, including photographers, reporters, editors and workers specialized in video and photo editing

February 23, 2019

Letter from the Syrian victims to Federica Mogherini and Geir Pedersen on Brussels 3

Today, as survivors of detention and families of people that have been detained, tortured and executed, we stand together to unite our voices and our pain

February 21, 2019

Istanbul hosting meeting on jailed Syrian women

Dede said that the Conscience Movement is an international initiative largely devoted to the release of women and children arrested since 2011, the start of the Syrian civil war