France’s international arrest warrant for Bashar al-Assad for complicity in crimes against humanity marks a historic first. What does it mean in practice, and what are its implications for seemingly unstoppable regional normalization?
From the landmark Koblenz trial in Germany to the latest indictment of three high-ranking Syrian regime officials in France, the battle to hold perpetrators accountable for wartime atrocities in Syria is being waged in foreign courts. What kinds of cases are being brought, and where?
French multinational company Lafarge to face charges of complicity in crimes against humanity: A crack in corporate impunity?
The French multinational Lafarge faces charges of complicity in crimes against humanity in Syria. What could the unprecedented case mean for corporate impunity?