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Human Rights: UN Says Syria Crackdown Death Toll Tops 3,500

The U.N. human rights office says at least 3,500 people have been killed in the Syrian government’s eight-month crackdown on dissent, while activists say deadly assaults continued in the central city of Homs. Ravina Shamdasani, a spokeswoman for the U.N.

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Posted in Government Control, Human Rights

Libyan Protests Escalate, Spread to Tripoli

Source: VOA – By Elizabeth Arrott Witnesses in Tripoli say the Libyan military is firing upon anti-government protesters, as the unrest that began in the east has spread to the capital.   Dozens of people were reported killed Monday, even before

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Posted in Human Rights