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Syria torture report ‘extremely alarming’: UN

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The United Nations human rights office expressed horror Tuesday at a report accusing the Syrian regime of killing and torture on an “industrial scale”, saying the allegations must be investigated.
“This report is extremely alarming, and the alleged scale of the deaths in detention, if verified, is truly horrifying,” Rupert Colville, spokesman for UN rights chief Navi Pillay, told AFP in an email.
“Allegations this serious cannot be ignored and further investigation is clearly necessary,” he added.
The report by three international prosecutors

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