Commission of Inquiry details Syria abuses

23 February 2012
Widespread, systematic and gross human rights violations, amounting to crimes against humanity are being committed in Syria with the apparent knowledge and consent of the highest levels of state.

That is one of the conclusions of a United Nations Commission of Inquiry established to probe human rights violations in Syria.

Dianne Penn spoke to Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, the Commission’s chairman, about their findings.

Duration: 4'35"


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