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Syria: Disturbing reports of summary killings by government and opposition forces

Headline Title:  Syria: Disturbing reports of summary killings by both sides 25 July 2012 Reports that government forces and armed opposition groups have been deliberately and unlawfully killing captured opponents in Syria bolster the need for all sides to commit to abiding by international humanitarian law, Amnesty International said today. Earlier this week, the bodies of 19 unarmed men and one child were found in several locations in the Damascus neighbourhood of al-Mezzeh, after – according to local activists – having been killed by government forces who suspected them of aiding…

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