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Civilians in Syria must be spared from counter-ISIL airstrikes – UN rights chief



The United Nations human rights chief today urged all parties to the conflict in Syria to uphold their obligation to take every feasible measure to spare the civilian population from the effects of the armed conflict, noting that civilians are increasing caught in fighting between the Government forces and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) terrorist group.




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