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ELDH Statement on Syria: An alleged crime against humanity should not be punishable by an illegal use of force

The European Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights statement on Syria, London/ Düsseldorf, 30 August 2013 The European Lawyers for Democracy and Human Rights (ELDH), with members in 18 European countries, is absolutely opposed to the proposed use of illegal force by Western powers against the Syrian regime. The US government is leading a call…

The Suppression of the Arab Spring in Syria

Syria video released by Amnesty International “Images of unarmed civilians shot in the head help explain why there have been so many fatalities. Together with footage of soldiers celebrating deaths, they document what appears to be a ‘shoot to kill’ policy,” said Philip Luther, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa. “Other…