Commonwealth Meeting and the Philippines

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at 3:39 pm on 18th November 2013.

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Photo of Tony Baldry Tony Baldry The Second Church Estates Commissioner 3:39 pm, 18th November 2013

The UN Special Court for Sierra Leone has been sitting in The Hague for some time now. It demonstrates that there is plenty of precedent showing that if the United Nations Security Council has the will, it is perfectly possible to devise mechanisms for independent judicial inquiries into crimes against humanity by UN member states.