Red Cross classifies Syrian violence as ‚internal armed conflict‘

15.07.2012                      25.Tammus. 5772

Syrien-Aufstand:

Red Cross classifies Syrian violence as 'internal armed conflict'

New classification by the Geneva Conventions guardian enables charging people ordering, committing attacks on civilians with war crimes.

The Red Cross now views fighting in Syria as an internal armed conflict – a civil war in layman's terms – crossing a threshold experts say can help lay the ground for future prosecutions for war crimes….