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Why didn’t the ICC issue an arrest warrant for Bashar al-Assad?

I believe this has to do with the situation in Syria being different. The UN has spent quite some effort into putting an end to the civil war in Syria. They've sent plenty of delegations to Damascus, ...
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What is Russia's exact position on the Turkish presence in Northern Syria?

The cooperation between Moscow and Ankara in Syria is a good basis for both countries to test their political trust and learn to listen to the concerns of the other side, which have so far been ...
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Why didn’t the ICC issue an arrest warrant for Bashar al-Assad?

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is not investigating crimes committed in Syria because Syria is not a member state of the ICC and because Russia and China vetoed a United Nations Security ...
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Why didn’t the ICC issue an arrest warrant for Bashar al-Assad?

AFAICT none of the Syrian rebels that tried to form governments of their own have tried to apply to join the ICC, unlike the PA. On 1 January 2015, the Government of Palestine ("Palestine") ...
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Why didn’t the ICC issue an arrest warrant for Bashar al-Assad?

The ICC declined to pursue things against ISIS (which held territory in eastern Syria for a while) because of a lack of jurisdiction and little chance any indictments would results in arrests or ...
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Why didn’t the ICC issue an arrest warrant for Bashar al-Assad?

As you note, the ICC does not have territorial jurisdiction over crimes committed in Syria because Syria is not a state party to the Rome statute. A Security Council resolution which would have ...
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Why were refugees from Syria more 'wanted' than refugees from Gaza now?

Palestinians have created big issues with each of the surrounding countries in the past. Egypt doesn't want them because they were involved in terrorism in the Sinai Peninsula. In fact, when Israel ...
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