International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism

Introduction from the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression and the Syrian Legal Development Programme to the Syrian civil society organizations convened in Lausanne 4 meeting and represented by the Transitional Justice Coordination Group.


This paper aims to help Syrian organizations understand the criteria of case selection and prioritisation adopted by different international courts to prosecute war criminals in all international and non-international conflicts, and benefit from it in matters related to the most dangerous international crimes committed during the armed conflicts in the Syrian Arab Republic.