Middle East: Christianity:Written question - HL706

Asked by Baroness Cox
Asked on: 15 June 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Middle East: Christianity
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy regarding the legal possibility of bringing before the UN Security Council a resolution seeking to refer the actions of Daesh in Iraq and Syria to the International Criminal Court.
Answered on: 22 June 2016
The International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor set out some of the complicated issues involved in the ICC investigating Daesh in her press statement of 8 April 2015. We are exploring, with international partners, all legal possibilities for investigating Daesh and holding them to account for their actions.

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