U.N. investigators hot on trail of Syrian war criminals

Catherine Marchi-Uhel of France, head of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism (IIIM) attends an interview with Reuters at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, March 7, 2019. Picture taken March 7, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

GENEVA (Reuters) – International investigators are moving ever closer to finding justice for victims of atrocities in Syria’s eight-year war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people, the head of a U.N. war crimes body said. Former French judge Catherine Marchi-Uhel told Reuters her office had received 15 requests from national judicial or prosecution […]

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