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New York Times - High-Ranking Syrian Officials Could Face Reckoning in Landmark Spain Case

New York Times Correspondent Nick Cumming-Bruce discusses the acceptance of a criminal case in Spain’s national court against nine high-ranking Syrian security services officials accused of state terrorism related to the 2013 death of Abdul, a 43-year-old delivery van driver.

Syria Justice and Accountability Centre (SJAC) Executive Director Mohammad Al Abdallah speaks about the significance of the Spain case to holding President Bashar Al-Assad and other senior Syrian government officials accountable for atrocities. “The realistic chance of arresting any of them and bringing them to trial is very slim,” says Al Abdallah.

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