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Syria Denies US Allegation They Are Cremating Prisoners

Posted by Martin C. Fox on May 17, 2017

http://news.antiwar.com/2017/05/16/syria-denies-us-allegation-they-are-cremating-prisoners/

Yesterday’s allegations from the US State Department that Syria had built a large crematorium outside of Damascus and was using it to mass cremate the detainees they also claim Syria to be mass executing came with a conspicuous lack of evidence for any of the assertions, boiling down to satellite images of the outside of the putative crematorium.

State Department officials making the allegations yesterday conceded that the timing was primarily related to the recent visit of Russia’s Foreign Minister to the US, and followed it by claiming Russia must be “endorsing” the killings that they offered no evidence were happening in the first place. Read the rest of this entry »

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