UN Experts Decry Continued Abuse as Syria's War Grinds On


United Nations-backed investigators have pointed to signs that Syria's government still continues to commit crimes against humanity including rape, torture, and murder as the country's nine-year war grinds on.

The 21st report from the Commission of Inquiry on Syria was based on 538 interviews and documents, satellite imagery, and other forms of evidence. This report covers the first half of 2020. It cites evidence of “reasonable grounds” to believe that President Bashar al-Assad’s government is continuing to perpetrate crimes against humanity.

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