UN Commission Condemns Attacks on Civilians, Infrastructure in Syria

12 May 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GENEVA, Switzerland

The United Nations’ Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic this week condemned “in the strongest terms” the recent attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure in Syria.In a statement issued in Geneva, the commission highlighted the recent attacks on hospitals and clinics in Aleppo and on an internally displaced persons’ camp in Idlib.Commission chair Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro said, “This flagrant disregard for international humanitarian law is not new, but rather is the continuation of an well-established trend of unlawfully attacking medical sites and personnel, places of refuge, and infrastructure necessary for civilian life...

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