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February 16, 2012 8:32 am

UN Chief on Syria:”Hospitals Used as Torture Centers, Children as Young as 10 Years Old Killed”

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Israel President Shimon Peres (left) with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, 2009. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost/Reuters – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called on Syrian authorities to stop killing civilians and said potential crimes against humanity were taking place in the country as 14 more deaths were reported in the city of Hama.

“We see neighborhoods shelled indiscriminately, hospitals used as torture centers, children as young as 10 years old killed and abused. We see almost a certain crimes against humanity,” he told reporters after meeting Austrian President Heinz Fischer on Thursday.

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