David Cameron demands justice for ‘medieval barbarity’ in Syria

English: David Cameron's picture on the 10 Dow...

BRUSSELS – Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday called on Syrians “butchering” Syrians to turn their backs on the “criminal” Damascus regime or face justice for the blood on their hands.

President Bashar al-Assad’s regime “is butchering its own people. The history of Homs is being written in the blood of its citizens,” Cameron told a news conference at the close of a two-day European Union summit.

Describing the situation in Homs as “truly terrible,” with residents under constant shelling, with no water, no food and no medicine, he said: “It is a scene of medieval barbarity.”

As the EU issued a strong new call for the perpetrators of the violence in Syria to be brought to book, Cameron said, referring to the war crimes trial of dead Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic:

“We will make sure, as we did in Serbia, that there is a day of reckoning for those who are responsible.

“So I have a clear message for those in authority in Syria: turn your back on this criminal regime or face justice for the blood that is on your hands.”

read more at         www.vancouversun.com


Posted on March 3, 2012, in England, Syria and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: