Syrian Prison Torture and Execution Allegations

Systematic killing evidence in Syria just tip of iceberg – aid agencies

If you read through this entire article, there is a link to an article that also appeared in the Guardian on Monday, which has embedded in it a link to the original report — which is not for the faint of heart.  While this event ranges more in the Human Rights realm, the implications suggest war crime material.

There is an important counterpoint to ponder, however, namely the agenda of those who posted the original report.  See this article for the counterpoint:

Syria ‘smoking gun’ report warrants a careful read

I suggest giving both articles a look over, and perhaps the original report, because this is an excellent example of the sort of sifting through of information that professionals in the field constantly must deal with. We may discuss it in class, if there’s time.