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UN points finger at Turkey over rights abuses in Syria

A biannual report by the United Nations Human Rights Council shows Turkish-backed groups inflicting multiple human rights abuses.

The United Nations Human Rights Council has published its latest biannual report on Syria, documenting abuses by all the parties in the nine-year-long conflict. The allegations leveled against Turkey and its Sunni rebel allies suggest they are engaging in gross violations of international humanitarian law.

Syria remains a human rights inferno where abuses committed in government-held territory are rivaled by those witnessed in areas held by the jihadi opposition and the Turkish army, the United Nations revealed today.

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