U.N. rights chief calls for investigation into Syria massacre




 
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U.N. rights chief calls for investigation into Syria massacre
 
August 2nd, 2013  
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U.N. rights chief calls for investigation into Syria massacre
GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Friday she wanted an independent investigation into an apparent massacre carried out by Syrian opposition forces in the town of Khan al-Assal. "Based on the analysis by my team to date, we believe armed opposition groups in one incident - documented by a video - executed at least 30 individuals, the majority of whom appeared to be soldiers," she said in a statement issued by her office. Syrian state media have accused insurgents of killing 123 people, mainly civilians, during a rebel offensive in Aleppo province late last month. ...




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