Syrian army behind majority of rights abuses: U.N. panel

Syrian army behind majority of rights abuses: U.N. panel

Geneva : Switzerland | May 24, 2012 at 1:33 AM PDT
Source: The Daily Star
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The Syrian army and security forces have been responsible for the majority of the serious rights abuses committed since March this year as they hunt down defectors and opponents, UN-appointed investigators said on Thursday. "Most of the serious human rights violations documented by the Commission... FULL ARTICLE AT The Daily Star
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