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Syria: UN chief Guterres clarifies tasks of panel laying groundwork for possible war crimes probe

Source : UN.ORG

Geographical area : Global

Date: 26 January 2017

Following the approval late last year of an independent panel to assist in the investigation and prosecution of those responsible for war crimes or crimes against humanity in Syria, the United Nations today announced that the mechanism will be headed by a senior judge or prosecutor with extensive criminal investigations and prosecutions experience.

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