UN assembly panel condemns Syria over crackdown

By REUTERS
November 22, 2011 19:23

 
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UNITED NATIONS - The UN General Assembly's human rights committee on Tuesday condemned Syria for its eight-month crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in a vote backed by Western nations and a number of Arab member states.

The European-drafted resolution received 122 votes in favor, 13 against and 41 abstentions. Arab states that voted for it included co-sponsors Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar and Saudi Arabia as well as Egypt.

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