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Survivors of Syrian Massacre Beg World Not to Forget Assad’s War Crimes<!-- wp:html --><p>Reuters</p> <p>A <a href="https://www.syrianbritish.org/_files/ugd/3f0228_a983dda5e33c4d929bfd7681cd0b3563.pdf">new report</a> on alleged war crimes committed by the Syrian regime in August of 2012 reads like a horror movie script. </p> <p>In one city alone, 700 people were brutally murdered, with imprisonment, enforced disappearances, torture, pillaging and intentional attacks against civilians, protected persons and objects also said to have been committed. </p> <p>The report by the Syrian British Consortium advocacy group, which hopes the United Nations will use its findings, was put together by Syrian investigators who tirelessly interviewed survivors of the attack by Bashar al-Assad’s forces on the city of Daraya near Damascus. The attack between Aug. 24-26, 2012 saw militants essentially hunting down civilians door-to-door, killing indiscriminately, and leaving a wake of carnage. </p> <p><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/survivors-of-syrian-massacre-in-daraya-beg-world-not-to-forget-assads-war-crimes?source=articles&via=rss">Read more at The Daily Beast.</a></p><!-- /wp:html -->

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A new report on alleged war crimes committed by the Syrian regime in August of 2012 reads like a horror movie script.

In one city alone, 700 people were brutally murdered, with imprisonment, enforced disappearances, torture, pillaging and intentional attacks against civilians, protected persons and objects also said to have been committed.

The report by the Syrian British Consortium advocacy group, which hopes the United Nations will use its findings, was put together by Syrian investigators who tirelessly interviewed survivors of the attack by Bashar al-Assad’s forces on the city of Daraya near Damascus. The attack between Aug. 24-26, 2012 saw militants essentially hunting down civilians door-to-door, killing indiscriminately, and leaving a wake of carnage.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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