Russia Slams ‘One-Sided’ UNHRC Resolution On Syria – 30 March 2014

RT logoThe resolution on Syria passed by the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council is biased and neglects mentioning the violence of the rebels drawn up in a recent report by an Independent Commission, said the Russian Foreign Ministry.

“For instance, while enumerating the violations of human rights the resolution does not make any mentioning of violence on the part of rebels that was described in the report in detail – mass executions, abductions of women and children, sexual violence, the use of children soldiers, mortar shelling of densely populated areas, as well as the terrorist acts committed by the groups making up the Syrian Free Army and closely linked to the Islamic Front,” the ministry said.
The Foreign Ministry added that some of the groups that committed these atrocities, the West is “trying to pass off as a moderate opposition.”

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