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Secret detentions fuel Syrian "campaign of terror" - U.N.

By Reuters | Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:58 PM

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Syrian activists and other citizens have vanished into secret detention as part of a "widespread campaign of terror against the civilian population" and a tactic of war by the Damascus government, U.N. investigators said on Thursday.

The state-run practice of enforced disappearances in Syria - abductions that are officially denied - is ...

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