Syria Legal Network; Ten Legal Questions: the war in Syria explained in the framework of international law

In this report (available in English and Arabic), the authors clarify some of the most basic questions on howinternational law applies to the current conflict in Syria. In ten concisechapters, it is explained how one should understand the legal framework of thearmed conflict in Syria and why the legal framing matters. Topics include:justifications for intervention, chemical weapons, sieges and populationtransfers, the position of humanitarian organizations and the media andaccountability for international crimes.