NGOs urge US to hold strong on UN text slamming Syria

UN Watch, the Geneva-based rights group that heads an international coalition opposing Syria’s candidacy for the UN Human Rights Council, strongly praised today’s revised American draft resolution (April 29) with a new first paragraph that “unequivocally condemns the use of lethal violence against peaceful protestors by the Syrian authorities” — thereby restoring, as UN Watch requested yesterday, the direct attribution of responsibility to the Assad government that had been removed in yesterday’s US draft.

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