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A Step towards Justice: Current accountability options for crimes under international law committed in Syria


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Resource type:Research, reports and studies
Keywords:Accountability, Accountability and Participation, Conflict, violence & peace, International law, Peacebuilding, Post-conflict, Protection, human rights & security
Agency:Syria Justice and Accountability Centre
Author(s):Lattimer, M., Mojtahedi, S. and Tucker, L. A.
Date published:April 2015

This report aims to evaluate current accountability options by looking at the feasibility and potential impacts of each option. Analysis of the existing options helps shed light on whether it may be advisable to pursue justice while the conflict is ongoing and, if so, which methods are best suited for the current situation. By evaluating the positive and negative impacts as well as the practical and ethical concerns that could arise, this report aims to better inform the international community’s role in justice and accountability for Syria.

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