U.N. Investigators: Syrian Gov’t Committed War Crimes in Eastern Ghouta

HeadlineJun 21, 2018

United Nations investigators said Wednesday that Syria’s government committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during its 5-year siege of the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, which had been occupied by rebels until it was recaptured by Syria earlier this year. A U.N. panel commissioned by the Human Rights Council found besieged civilians in Eastern Ghouta were indiscriminately attacked and systematically denied food and medicine.

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