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11 September 2013

U.N. Rights Panel Cites Evidence of War Crimes by Both Sides in Syria - NYTimes.com

U.N. Rights Panel Cites Evidence of War Crimes by Both Sides in Syria - NYTimes.com

“Relentless shelling has killed thousands of civilians and displaced the populations of entire towns,” the report said, leaving government responsibility implicit. “Massacres and other unlawful killings are perpetrated with impunity. An untold number of men, children and women have disappeared. Many have died in detention. The perpetrators of these violations and crimes, on all sides, act in defiance of international law,” the report said. “They do not fear accountability. Referral to justice is imperative.”

Alternatively, you can read this story from the UN News Centre. Please watch the Commission of Inquiry's statement below. You can also peruse the Commission of Inquiry for Syria's website in its entirety here