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UN: War Crimes 'Rampant' in Syria

The head of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on the human rights situation in Syria said Monday that crimes against humanity continue to be perpetrated by Syrian government forces and the Islamic State group. "War crimes by the billigerents are rampant ... this carnage has to end,” commission chair Sérgio Pinheiro told reporters at the United Nations in New York. “Indiscriminate attacks must stop. Sieges have to be lifted.” The panel also criticized the “direct and active”...

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