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Why Aren’t There War Crimes Charged in Syria?

Why Aren’t There War Crimes Charged in Syria?

It started with anti-government protests which turned into a civil war. Half a million Syrians have been affected by this tragedy. More than millions were forced to leave their homes due to the conflicts of the loyalists and opposition. What happened on March 2011 changed the faith of Syria. Pro-democratic protests were started when teenagers were arrested and tortured when they painted revolutionary slogans on school walls, this triggered protest to evict the President from his office. When the opposition…

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Is North Korea Really a Threat?

Is North Korea Really a Threat?

For over half a century, North Korea has been under solid control of the state government. The world has been witnessing the totalitarian regime of North Korea as being one of the most cautiously secretive, isolated and detached nations and yet, ironically, is blunt and blatant about its government’s excessive ambitions of amassment of nuclear weaponry. Apart from these grand ambitions of amassment of nuclear weaponry, the totalitarian regime is also allegedly guilty of committing atrocities against its constituents. Human…

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Is Assad a War Criminal?

Is Assad a War Criminal?

In the nearly two decades Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been in power, he has long been linked to atrocities in his country. In the past six years, the Syrian president’s regime has ruled during an extremely brutal and violent civil war, which doesn’t seem to be ending any time soon. Assad has been consistently accused of alarmingly barbaric actions which has drawn attention and condemnation on a global scale. You may ask, is Assad a war criminal? What Is…

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If he is …

If he is …

If he is to be charged, Assad is not afraid of a trial, because it isn’t his “first concern.” He knows that if he turns his back on this problem, even for a section, he will lose the struggle. He knows that he might face international charges someday, but he will not be scared and must continue to defend his belief.

The United Nations..

The United Nations..

The United Nations Security Council has urged the international community to act now. Crimes in Syria are worsening, especially when foreign fighters step in. The conflict becomes more militarized due to the presence of high-grade weapons.