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Tuesday, 15 January 2013 - 8:30
57 countries demand UN Council order Syria war crimes case
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Fifty-seven countries demanded that the UN Security Council refer the Syria conflict to the International Criminal Court for a war crimes investigation.

Switzerland sent a petition demanding the move to the 15-member Security Council, the only body that can refer the case to the ICC but which is bitterly divided over the 22-month-old war.

The signatories included many European nations, such as Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

Australia, Japan, New Zealand and a number of African and Pacific nations also endorsed the initiative.

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