Amnesty releases satellite images showing devastation of Syria's Aleppo

Satellite images reveal human rights violations against civilians.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 8, 2013 02:07
Scene of destruction in Aleppo

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New satellite images of Syria's city of Aleppo provide the most recent evidence of how the conflict is resulting in massive human rights violations against the civilian population, Amnesty International Science for Human Rights program published in a report on Wednesday.

The analysis was produced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and revealed "alarming trends" in how the conflict is being fought, according to the report.

The report cited "utter disregard for the rules of International Humanitarian Law, causing extensive destruction, death, and displacement" during Syria's two-year protracted conflict.

"Aleppo has been utterly devastated, its people fleeing the conflagration in huge numbers," said Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International’s Senior Crisis Response Adviser, who returned from a visit to Aleppo last month.

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