Thursday, March 14, 2013

Syrian rebels ramp up extrajudicial killings, kidnappings – Amnesty Int’l — RT News

Syrian rebels ramp up extrajudicial killings, kidnappings – Amnesty Int’l — RT News:
Syrian rebels have increasingly resorted to torture and the summary execution of soldiers, suspected informants, pro-government militias and captured or kidnapped civilians, Amnesty International has warned.

In two separate reports reviewing the conduct of the rebels and Syrian government, Amnesty said that the killing of government soldiers and suspected government supporters was on the rise as rebel forces continue to gain ground.

“[Rebel fighters] are summarily killing people with a chilling sense of impunity, and the death toll continues to rise as more towns and villages come under the control of armed opposition groups," Amnesty said...