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UN Accuses Both Sides of War Crimes in Syria

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The latest report from the United Nations indicts both regime and rebel forces for atrocities in Syria.

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Jonathan Smithsonian (3)
Thursday September 12, 2013, 3:52 pm

Sue Matheson (79)
Thursday September 12, 2013, 4:11 pm

Kit B (276)
Thursday September 12, 2013, 4:53 pm

Good article with additional links for information. I guess no one is surprised to read this but sickened to know what people are dealing with day after day. Shelling of towns, torture, savage murders and probably rape. No one is holding anyone accountable for these crimes against humanity. Thanks Cal.

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday September 12, 2013, 6:45 pm
Noted , just horrible !!!

Past Member (0)
Friday September 13, 2013, 4:12 am
Really, how surprising. The US can't even prevent soldiers from raping and we are surprised when others can't prevent soldiers from doing bad things. And who exactly has oversight of the rebel forces?

. (0)
Friday September 13, 2013, 12:41 pm
What a horrible situation. Thanks for sharing, Cal.

S S (0)
Friday September 13, 2013, 12:59 pm
Thank you.

Rehana VN (0)
Friday September 13, 2013, 1:17 pm
How vile & disgusting!

Jamie Clemons (282)
Friday September 13, 2013, 1:21 pm
All the more reason to stay the heck out of it. If we help the rebels we are helping terrorist.

Muriel Servaege (53)
Friday September 13, 2013, 1:49 pm
According to the French journalist who remained imprisoned ifor 2 months in Syria, Al Assad was not responsible for the chemical bombs.

Lois Jordan (63)
Friday September 13, 2013, 4:47 pm
Noted. I agree that to get involved in this would just be stupid for the U.S. This must have international cooperation. The final report from the U.N. inspectors is due next week. Seems there are "no sides to take" in this muddled mess.....other than humanitarian aid brought in by international groups---not troops.

S J (130)
Friday September 13, 2013, 5:51 pm
Noted with a hope that this will stop soon, thanks Cal

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday September 13, 2013, 6:01 pm
Noted & posted. Not surprised as it is what I expected.

elderberry C (47)
Friday September 13, 2013, 6:05 pm
Warning: Contains graphic footage, 18+, not for shock, aimed only at documenting events in Syria and crimes of FSA terrorists
The Syrian Diary: The Syrian Army In War | Russian Documentary

Patricia N (9)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 1:16 am
Just what I always thought too. One side is as bad as the other and there will be a lot more heartache before it's over (if it is ever over).

Mark Mager (755)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 2:57 am
As in all wars crimes are committed by both sides.

Solitary Eagle (324)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 3:30 pm
We need to spend federal dollars on humanitarian aid, not bombs!

divergent r (309)
Monday September 16, 2013, 5:39 pm
it's war, did anyone expect them to play by the rules?

Melania Padilla (122)
Friday September 20, 2013, 1:16 pm
Very complex situation
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