It is time to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court
The United Nations appears to be undergoing a priority shift over Syria, with the focus now on eliminating the chemical-weapons arsenal of President Bashar Assad.
Appeared in print on 26.09.2013
As has been pointed out, this means he could continue killing his people by conventional means. Making it clear he is personally accountable for atrocities committed by his forces could avert this scenario.