An ISIS fighter waving their flag from inside a captured government fighter jet following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria August 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center of ISIS)
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ISIS jihadists have used cluster munitions in Syria in at least one location and Syria's regime is continuing to use the widely banned weapon, Human Rights Watch said Monday.The weapons have been used by the Syrian government as well in its battle against rebels seeking to overthrow President Bashar Assad.HRW said Syrian government forces had used at least 249 cluster munitions since mid-2012, according to video and film evidence, witness accounts, and research.HRW urged all members of the international community to accede to the treaty, and also repeated a call for arms embargoes on the Syrian government and any other party committing abuses in the country's conflict.
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