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Syria Crimes Against Humanity

UN Panel: Syrian Govt. 'Likely' Used Chemical Weapons On Civilians In April

AP | DIAA HADID and JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 08.27.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while ne...

U.N. Slams Syrian Government Forces, Militias Over War Crimes

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2012 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and allied shabbiha militia have committed wa...

Top Syria Officials On Secret UN List

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 04.24.2012 | World

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations has a secret list of top Syrian officials who could face investigation for crimes against humanity carried out by S...

Crimes Against Humanity In Syria?

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN Feb 16 (Reuters) - Syrian troops attacked rebel strongholds in Deraa on Thursday where the uprising agai...

How Many More Syrians Have to be Killed Before Russia and China Condemn the Syrian Regime?

Nehad Ismail | Posted 02.12.2012 | World
Nehad Ismail

The UN Human rights High Commissioner Navi Pillay told the world on Monday that more than 5000 civilian have been killed by the Syrian security forces since March. At least 300 children have been killed.

UN Rights Chief Urges World Leaders To Refer Assad Regime To ICC

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN and FRANK JORDANS | Posted 02.01.2012 | World

GENEVA — Syrian authorities killed at least 307 children in their crackdown on opposition protesters, the U.N. human rights chief said Friday, u...

Scathing UN Report On Human Rights Abuses In Syria

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2012 | World

GENEVA -- A U.N. probe has found that Syrian troops killed hundreds of children and committed other "crimes against humanity" since the government cra...

Security Forces Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity, Rights Group Says

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 01.11.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syrians snatched from their homes turn up dead, often mutilated. Soldiers gun down former comrades who defected to the opposition. A hu...