Syria’s foreign minister said on Saturday any discussion of President Bashar al-Assad’s future was “unacceptable”, a week after an international envoy said the president should not be part of a transitional government. Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem’s comments showed the government has dug in
The UN Security Council is split over whether to refer reports of war crimes in Syria to the International Criminal Court, with some members arguing that such a move would encourage President Bashar Assad’s regime to dig in and resist to the end in a conflict that has claimed at least 60,000 lives.
Muammar Gaddafi’s fugitive son Saif al-Islam wants an aircraft to take him out of Libya’s southern desert so he can turn himself in to The Hague war crimes court, a source with Libya’s National Transitional Council said on Thursday.
Amnesty International last week alleged that crimes against humanity have been committed in Syria, and Human Rights Watch said that those responsible should be prosecuted.