Abu Seada: Turkey's attacks are war crimes and must be transported to ICC

A member of the Board of Trustees of the Arab Organization for Human Rights, Dr. Hafez Abu Seada, confirmed that the violations recorded during the Turkish attacks on northern and eastern Syria are classified as war crimes, and called on the United Nations to form a committee to investigate these crimes in preparation for transporting the file to the International Criminal Court.

Local and international organizations and bodies monitored Turkey 's violations during the attacks on northern and eastern Syria documented violations and crimes, and talked to our agency (ANHA) member of the Board of Trustees of the Arab Organization for Human Rights, Dr. Hafez Abu Saeda.

 “The Turkish operation in northern Syria constitutes a grave violation of international law as it is a crime to commit aggression against a sovereign state,” he said.

Regarding Turkish violations, he added, "It has been observed that war crimes have been committed against Turkish forces and their accompanying militias, including the killing of civilians, the siege of residential communities and the implementation of field executions to spread terror and forced displacement of the population to cause demographic change in the border area, an act prohibited under international law. ''

Regarding the measures to be taken, Hafez Abu Seada explained, "The international community must first curb the Turkish state to prevent further massacres against the Syrian people and Kurds. The UN should also form a committee to investigate the crimes committed in preparation for transporting the case to the International Criminal Court."

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