(h/t eye) There could be a Nobel Peace Prize in Bashar Assad's future. Think Yasser Arafat.
GENEVA (CBS/AP) - A U.N. probe has found that Syrian troops killed hundreds of children and committed other "crimes against humanity" since the government crackdown began in March.
A panel of independent experts says at least 256 children were killed by government forces as of early November, with some boys sexually tortured and a 2-year-old girl shot to death just to prevent her from growing up to be a demonstrator.
The panel's report to the U.N. Human Rights Council says government forces have used excessive force to "shot indiscriminately at unarmed protesters" while snipers targeted others in the upper body and head.
Their report, released Monday, said Syrian security forces along with militias were given "shoot to kill" orders to crush demonstrations. More...
...or at the very least a visit from Angelina Jolie and some of her Hollywood pals. Maybe Oliver Stone will make a movie... Springtime for Assad.
(UK Guardian) Syrian security forces have committed "crimes against humanity" since
widespread anti-government protests began in March, according to a
damning UN report (pdf) that will add to the mounting pressure on the president, Bashar al-Assad.
It said that least 256 children had been killed by government forces.
no wait... bring back Angelina Jolie and the U.N. to kiss his ass again... just for the entertainment value... then be sure to condemn Israel for defending it's citizens from Syrian supported rocket fire from Gaza. come on... let's do the hypocrisy again.