Skip to comments.UN rights chief says Syria death toll over 4,000
Posted on 12/01/2011 7:51:26 AM PST by Righting
GENEVA (AP) The U.N.'s top human rights official says her office estimates the death toll in Syria's nine-month uprising is now "much more" than 4,000.
Navi Pillay, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, gave the latest figure a day before the global body is due to hold an emergency meeting on the crisis in the country.
Pillay told reporters in Geneva on Thursday that evidence emerging of abuses committed by Syrian security forces affirms her call that the country's leadership should be prosecuted for "crimes against humanity."
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The figure batted about on Syrian Blogs off Algezeera state closer to 7K dead. Who knows. Ghadaffi used AK-47s to reduce his prison population. Perhaps the brothers Assad are doing likewise. Hundreds missing. Not heard from. Perhaps imprisoned. Buried in the sand.
So, don’t care if Muslim terrorist are killed by their own Muslim rulers.
4000? That’s all? O’Blamer does better than that with one drone attack