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Syria, Syrian Arab Republic
Rome Statute   The Syrian Arab Republic signed on 29 November 2000.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities The Syrian Arab Republic has not signed the Agreement on Privileges and Immunities.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement
Implementing Legislation
Membership Syria is a member of the Arab League and the Organization of the Islamic Conference.
Country Updates
Government and Inter-governmental Documents
Author Date and Title
13 Sept 2013
European Parliament resolution on the situation in Syria (2013/2819(RSP))
13 June 2013
Updated Statistical Analysis of Documentation of Killings in the Syrian Arab Republic
02 May 2013
Statement by the Spokesperson of High Representative Catherine Ashton following the attempted assassination of Syrian Prime Minister Wael Al-Halki
18 Feb 2013
Switzerland welcomes the recommendations by the UN Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry that those responsible for human rights violations in Syria should be prosecuted
Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland
14 Jan 2013
Swiss letter to the UN Security Council regarding the situation in Syria
14 Jan 2013
Statement on Syria by the Spokesperson of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Michael Spindelegger, Karl Erjavec, Eamon Gilmore and Villy Søvndal
11 Jan 2013
Time to refer Syria crisis to ICC
NGO Media Statements
Author Date and Title
19 June 2014
Ending impunity in Syria and ICC referral: Open letter to the UN Human Rights Council Permanent Representatives
Amnesty International
05 June 2014
Children among 15 civilians summarily killed in northern Syria
Human Rights Watch
27 May 2014
Syria: Free Prominent Rights Defenders
23 May 2014
China-Russia disgraceful Veto in the Security Council blocks ICC Referral of the Syrian Situation
23 May 2014
UNSC/Syria: Russia and China’s vetoes block overwhelming consensus to ensure justice and accountability
Human Rights Watch
20 May 2014
Syria: 58 Countries Urge ICC Referral
Parliamentarians for Global Action
19 May 2014
PGA members call the Security Council of the United Nations to refer the situation in Syria to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
Quotes and Statements
Author Date and Title
Damascus Center for Human Right Studies
10 June 2013
DCHRS establishes local offices inside Syria
National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces
21 Feb 2013
Syrian Coalition condemns the series of explosions in Damascus
National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces
15 Feb 2013
Syrian Coalition establishes a framework for future political solutions
Erna Paris
25 Jan 2013
“Why not try taking Syria to the Court”