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November 3, 2012 7:00 pm

Syrian Rebels Slammed for Alleged Execution

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Members of the Free Syrian Army. Photo: World Defence News.

WSJ – BEIRUT—The United Nations and human-rights groups accused Syrian rebels of committing possible war crimes after video footage showing the purported summary execution of captured government soldiers drew world-wide condemnation.

“It will be examined carefully,” Rupert Colville, a spokesman for the U.N.’s Geneva-based Human Rights Council said Friday about the video, which first surfaced on Thursday.

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