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13 February 2012

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UN human rights chief urges General Assembly to act now to protect Syrians

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13 Feb 2012

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The United Nations human rights chief today appealed to Member States to act now to protect the Syrian people as the Government's violent crackdown on peaceful protests continues unabated and the number of dead and injured continues to rise.
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The United Nations human rights chief today appealed to Member States to act now to protect the Syrian people as the Government's violent crackdown on peaceful protests continues unabated and the number of dead and injured continues to rise. "The longer the international community fails to take action, the more the civilian population will suffer from countless atrocities committed against them," High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay told the General Assembly.

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