UN has enough evidence to indict Assad but Russia prevents it
International Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte said that the investigation of crimes in Syria has yielded enough evidence to prosecute President Bashar Assad.
Carla del Ponte became famous for her investigations of war crimes in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia. Last week, she said that she is withdrawing from the UN Commission on Syria in protest. She is unhappy that the UN Security Council is not creating a special tribunal for Syria, to bring to justice those responsible for war crimes.
One of those who should appear on the docket, according to Del Ponte, is Bashar Assad. She believes that the UN commission …read more