Skip to comments.Syria rebels executed civilians, says Human Rights Watch
Posted on 10/11/2013 1:30:59 AM PDT by Mr Radical
Rebel forces in Syria killed as many as 190 civilians and seized more than 200 hostages during a military offensive in August, Human Rights Watch says.
A report by the New York-based group says the deaths occurred in villages inhabited predominantly by members of President Bashar al-Assad's minority Alawite sect near the city of Latakia.
"This operation was a co-ordinated, planned attack on the civilian population in these Alawite villages."
The report says ISIS [the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant'] and Jaysh al-Muhajirin were [are]still holding the hostages, most of them women and children.
"The evidence strongly suggests that the killings, hostage taking, and other abuses committed by opposition forces on and after August 4 rise to the level of crimes against humanity," the report said.
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...
Obama ain’t gonna say anything against his Muslim Brothers.
Maybe John McCain needs to fly in for another photo op and he and Obama can run more munitions to their allies. When does US aid to the rebels rise to a war crime?
This is past war crimes; it’s treason and crimes against humanity.
This is past war crimes; its treason (McCain) and crimes against humanity (muzzies).
It probably has a Craftsman label on it.
Your tax $$$$$$$$$$$ at work..................
This is all over-hyped fake controversies devised by racist republicans against the firestorm black PosTUS! /jay carney
Everything about this administration goes in the wrong direction.
"Human Rights Watch is just part of Bashar Assad's Ministry of Propaganda, and this report was actually written by the Iranians or by Putin!"
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