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UN: Deliberate Starvation of Syrian Civilians May Be War Crime

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein, warns the deliberate starvation of hundreds of thousands of Syrian civilians by government and opposition forces may constitute a war crime. U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra-ad al Hussein said he is increasingly alarmed about the desperate situation of at least 200,000 civilians trapped in three towns in Syria.  He said the northern city of Aleppo, the town of Darayya, near the capital, Damascus, and the town of...

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