Middle East

Mass deaths in Syrian jails amount to policy of extermination: U.N.

Brazilian Paulo Pinheiro, Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria ,attends a news conference about the report "Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Deaths in Detention in the Syrian Arab Republic" of the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, in Geneva, Feb. 8, 2016. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on February 09, 2016, on page 8.




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