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HRW: Syria Rebels Committed Crimes Against Humanity

A prominent human rights group has accused Syrian rebels of committing crimes against humanity during a recent offensive on an area held by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. Human Rights Watch claims armed Syrian opposition forces killed at least 190 civilians and took over 200 hostages, mostly women and children, during the August attack on Latakia province. The New York-based group's report says at least 67 of the victims were executed or unlawfully killed during the attacks ...

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