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UN: Syrian Children Undergo 'Unspeakable' Horrors

The first United Nations report on the plight of children in Syria describes what it calls "unspeakable" horrors carried out against youngsters by both sides of the conflict.Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is demanding that all such violations of the rights of children stop now.The report released Tuesday accuses Syrian government forces of arresting and torturing children, in part, to put pressure on their families.It says children as young as 11 have been beaten, whipped, raped,...

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