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UN Panel: Fighting Causes Syrians 'Unspeakable Suffering'

Sieges by Syrian government forces, rebel fighters and Islamic State militants are having a "devastating effect" in a conflict that "shows no signs of abating," U.N. investigators said Tuesday as they delivered their latest assessment of the crisis in Syria. Paulo Pinheiro, the head of the U.N.'s commission of inquiry on Syria, told the Human Rights Council in Geneva there is little attempt to adhere to international law as most, if not all, of the warring parties...

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