In Britain, the police launched a preliminary investigation against Bashar Assad’s wife, Esma Asad, who is a British citizen, with the allegation that he incited and encouraged terrorist acts.
In a statement made by the International Chambers of Justice (Guernica 37), which is headquartered in London, the capital of England, it was emphasized that the regime killed, arbitrarily detained and tortured hundreds of thousands of civilians during the 10-year civil war in Syria.
In the statement, which was recorded that influential names encouraged war crimes against civilians, Bashar Assad’s wife Esma Assad was also counted among these people.
In the statement that Esma Assad encouraged or provoked terrorist acts by giving public support to the regime army, it was stated that Guernica 37 has been investigating this issue for a while and the police submitted two confidential files to the war crimes unit.
Details of the files were not provided
In the statement, it was emphasized that no details can be given since the files were examined by the relevant authorities.
In the statement, which pointed out that Esma Asad is a British citizen, “If the evidence supports the claim, it is important not only to be deprived of citizenship but also to be tried.” It was said.
In a statement made by the police to the Times newspaper, it was noted that a file was sent to the war crimes unit of the London Police Department on July 31, 2020, and the evaluations are continuing.
It has been reported that a preliminary investigation was launched against Esma Assad on the allegation that he provoked and encouraged terrorist acts.
Esma Esed, 45, who studied at King’s College in London, moved to Syria after marrying Bashar Assad in 2000.