UN Rights chief wants Syria referred to International Criminal CourtListen /
Navi Pillay says there have been violations by both the Syrian government and the opposition that rise to the level of crimes against humanity.
She told the Council those responsible must be held accountable as the situation in the country continues to deteriorate.
"Hundreds remain trapped in and the old city of Homs due to increasing use of heavy weapons and continuing armed clashes and OHCHR and the independent commission of inquiry in Syria have documented serious human rights violations by both government and the opposition forces."
France's Ambassador to the UN Gerard Araud says so far there is no consensus in the Security Council regarding the issue.