When conflict ends, relatives and friends try to find the dead and missing. A conference in The Hague is now drawing attention to a topic tat is often overlooked.
The Syrian government has set presidential elections in the war-torn country for June 3. President Bashar al-Assad is widely expected to stand for a third term in office despite international calls for him to step down.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has told the Security Council that a resolution demanding humanitarian aid access in Syria is being honored by neither the government nor rebel fighters.
Although the fighting in Syria rages on, accountability experts say now is the time to prepare the population of the war-torn state for the complexities of serving justice on a nationwide scale.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited a historic Christian town recently retaken by his regime forces. During the Easter visit to Maaloula, Assad met with a Christian priest.
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