An updated report published by the United Nations today paints a grim picture of the situation on the ground in Syria. The report finds that both sides, hardened by long conflict, have resorted to “unimaginable crimes” and it is “civilians who continue to pay the price for the failure to negotiate an end to this conflict.”
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U.N. Report Finds Both Sides In Syria Commit War Crimes
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