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UN: Syria 'Exterminating' Its Imprisoned Detainees

United Nations investigators accused Syria on Monday of carrying out a massive "extermination" of detainees from its civilian population, alleging that it amounts to "a crime against humanity." The U.N. investigation, based on interviews with more than 600 survivors and witnesses of prison life in Syria, said the government of President Bashar al-Assad is holding tens of thousands of detainees at any one time and that thousands more have "disappeared" after...

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