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Syria, EU studies the emergence of an international ISIS crime court

The EU has launched an in-depth study on the emergence of an international tribunal for Isis crimes. This is confirmed by a Belgian parliamentary delegation visiting Qamishli

EU is evaluating the establishment of an international tribunal on the crimes committed by Isis in Syria. A Belgian parliamentary delegation confirmed this during a visit to Qamishli, according to reports from the North Press Agency. According to the group, Europe has not yet passed any provision authorizing the creation of the court. But it confirmed that the issue is the subject of a thorough study in Brussels. The times, however, will necessarily have to be tight. This is because the SDF, after months of requests that have not been listened to, have decided to establish their own ad hoc bodies, which will deal with judging the conduct of the militants of the Islamic State. Not only of the Syrian Daesh jihadists, but also of those of foreign fighters from various countries. And, unlike the Old Continent where it is prohibited, the death penalty sentence will also be assessed.

However, the road is uphill. First of all, there is the question of the death penalty for foreign fighters of the Islamic State. In addition, the Kurds began to move quickly to establish anti-Daesh courts

Today, EU countries adopt “national” choices on Isis foreign fighters. Each one decides according to local laws how to try and what penalties to impose on them. The idea, however, is to reach a European standard towards all groups and subjects that violate human rights. Therefore, not only the Islamic State, but also al Qaeda and militias operating on behalf of nations. This, to bring about the birth of an ad hoc International Tribunal, will then have to be approved by all members of the International Anti-Daesh Coalition. The road, however, is uphill. The main problem is the death penalty. In the Old Continent it has been abolished, but still exists in various countries. Both within the Coalition and at the regional level. From Syria to Iraq, via the USA, India, Japan and Jordan. In addition, there is the “time” factor. Kurds are moving quickly to establish their bodies.

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