Wednesday, March 1, 2017

UN Report: All Sides Have Committed War Crimes In Aleppo

DW: UN Syria probe finds all sides committed war crimes in Aleppo

Among the findings, the UN said Syria deliberately bombed a humanitarian convoy in Aleppo and used chlorine bombs. Rebels were also found to have used civilians as human shields.

All sides battling in Aleppo last year committed war crimes, including Syrian government aircraft deliberately bombing a humanitarian convoy and separately using prohibited chorine chemical munitions, the UN said on Wednesday.

The United Nations Commission of Inquiry (COI) for Syria report - released as peace talks continue in Geneva - documented numerous war crimes between July and late December, when Aleppo fell to pro-government forces after months of siege and "daily air strikes" by the Syrian air force and its Russian ally.

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More News On The UN Report Claiming That All Sides Have Committed War Crimes In Aleppo

War crimes committed by all parties in battle for Aleppo – UN-mandated inquiry on Syria -- UN News Centre
Aleppo aerial campaign deliberately targeted hospitals and humanitarian convoy amounting to war crimes, while armed groups’ indiscriminate shelling terrorised civilians – UN Commission -- Relief Web
Syria conflict: All parties committed war crimes in Aleppo - UN -- BBC
Both Sides in Battle for Aleppo, Syria Guilty of Repeated War Crimes: UN -- NBC
UN: Both sides committed war crimes in Syria's Aleppo -- Al Jazeera
UN: Both Sides in Syrian Conflict Committed War Crimes -- VOA
Syria air force bombed convoy, says UN panel pursuing Aleppo probe -- Reuters
U.N. Investigators Say Syria Struck Aid Convoy and Call Act a War Crime -- NYT

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