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Wed Jan 2, 2013, 12:42 PM

Syria unrest has killed 60,000, says UN

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Source: BBC

More than 60,000 people have been killed since Syria's uprising began in March 2011, the UN has said.

A study commissioned by UN human rights commissioner Navi Pillay collated data from seven different sources, and concluded that there had been 59,648 deaths until November 2012.

Ms Pillay said the figure would now have risen above 60,000 and described the bloodshed as "truly shocking".

Syrian opposition groups had previously estimated 45,000 people killed.




Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20893697

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 01:06 PM

1. whatever happened to all the Syria news updates on DU? There was a poster who always posted Syria

news updates but they have been gone for while.

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Wed Jan 2, 2013, 01:19 PM

2. duplicate thread locking

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