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Monday, August 21, 2017

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad can be successfully prosecuted for war crimes. That’s the conclusion of a group of independent lawyers who have obtained top-secret documents from the highest levels of the Syrian government. All they need to put Assad behind bars, they say, is a court. The work of the lawyers is detailed by Ben Taub…

 

Photo: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad speaks during a TV interview in Damascus, Syria in this still image taken from a video on November 29, 2015.  REUTERS/Reuters TV courtesy of Czech Television