Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies (DCHRS)

Syria: Opposition Abuses During Ground Offensive

(New York) – Opposition fighters in Syriaapparently executed civilians and others in their custody during an offensive in the Christian village of Sadad from October 21 to 28, 2013. Other civilians were also killed unlawfully by opposition sniper fire. Civilians killed by opposition shelling, as fighting between government and opposition forces in the village continued, may have been killed unlawfully.