United Nations Human Rights Council established an independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Repbulic in September 2011 to investigate the alleged human rights violations. While the weapons inspectors may confirm the use of a chemical weapon, it is up to the Commission of Inquiry to try to find out who was responsible and bring them to justice. They have produced several reports and concluded that the Syrian government and anti-government groups have committed crimes agains humanity and war crimes using conventional weapons.
Statement on conclusions regarding sarin gas used in Syria.
September 15, 2013
12/02/2013. Navi Pillay, the UN High Cmmissioner for Human rRghts, says the inquiry has found 'massive evidence' that the Syrian head of state, president Bashar al-Assad, is implicated in war crimes. The report is the first time the UN body has accused Assad directly.
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