Syria:

Razed to the Ground

Syria’s Unlawful Neighborhood Demolitions in 2012-2013

January 30, 2014
The 38-page report documents seven cases of large-scale demolitions with explosives and bulldozers that violated the laws of war. The demolitions either served no necessary military purpose and appeared to intentionally punish the civilian population or caused disproportionate harm to civilians, Human Rights Watch found.

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Syria:

Razed to the Ground

Syria’s Unlawful Neighborhood Demolitions in 2012-2013

January 30, 2014
The 38-page report documents seven cases of large-scale demolitions with explosives and bulldozers that violated the laws of war. The demolitions either served no necessary military purpose and appeared to intentionally punish the civilian population or caused disproportionate harm to civilians, Human Rights Watch found.