[JURIST] A group of UN human rights experts led by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights [official website] said Thursday that both sides of the Syrian conflict are committing crimes against humanity [press release] by denying civilians basic necessities of life and humanitarian aid. The experts claimed that these actions are part of a "systematic effort to cause civilian suffering." In their report, they warned of an increase in shelling of civilians, enforced disappearances and executions. In calling all...

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