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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 22nd January 2014.

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Photo of Duncan Hames Duncan Hames Liberal Democrat, Chippenham 11:30 am, 22nd January 2014

The systematic torture and killing of 11,000 people detained by the Syrian state is surely a war crime. As there can be no lasting peace without justice, will the Prime Minister resist conceding any immunity from prosecution for war crimes at the Geneva II talks that start today, so that the next time a tyrant turns on his own people the deterrent of international law is not muffled?