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Snapshot of Syria – UN must take urgent action to ensure justice for victims of gross abuses

Headline Title:  UN urged to take action to ensure justice in Syria 14 March 2013 Two years after Syrians rose in peaceful protest against their government, the country is mired in a bloody conflict with both sides responsible for war crimes, Amnesty International found in two briefings released today.Research carried out inside Syria in the last fortnight confirms that government forces continue to bomb civilians indiscriminately often with internationally banned weapons, flattening entire neighbourhoods. Detainees held by these forces are routinely subjected to torture, enforced…

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