A French court issued an arrest warrant for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on suspicion of chemical attacks. If the scheme works, Putin could be next.
What is the essence of the matter In 2013, the anti-Assad Free Rebel Army took control of the suburbs north and west of Damascus. Government troops could not recapture the lost territories for a long time and decided to use chemical weapons. On August 5, 2013, the military shelled two small towns, Adra and Duma.…
International Arrest Warrants Issued Against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Over Alleged Chemical Weapons Attacks
By Blessing Nweke In a groundbreaking move, two investigative judges issued arrest warrants on Tuesday against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, his brother Maher al-Assad, and two senior officials, alleging complicity in crimes against humanity and war crimes. The warrants follow a legal case initiated by the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM),…