Democracy Now: U.N.: Human Rights Violations, Sectarian Killings on Rise in Syria

The top United Nations investigator for Syria, Paulo Pinheiro, is warning human rights violations by both sides of the Syria conflict are increasing. In a new report, Pinheiro said both government forces and rebels have committed extrajudicial killings and torture and that sectarian killings are now becoming a growing reality. The fighting is quickly descending on the capital Damascus. On Tuesday, rebels broke into a pro-government Syria television station near Damascus, killing three people.

~ by wheresthemic on June 27, 2012.

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