ICJ oral statement on the situation of human rights in Syria

The statement was delivered today at the 19th Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council.

The International Commission of Jurists called on the Human Rights Council, as a matter of the utmost urgency, to request that the Security Council immediately refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and to take concerted and united action with the General Assembly to end the ongoing massacres in Syria.

Syria-ICJ-Human Rights Council SS19-non legal submission-2012 (Full text in PDF)

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