HRC 23/1 - The deterioration of human rights in Syria and killings in Al-Qusayr

The deteriorating situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic, and the recent killings in Al-Qusayr

adopted 29 May 2013

On 29 May 2013, the Human Rights Council held an urgent debate on the deteriorating situation in Syria and the killings in Al-Qusayr. A resolution calling on the Syrian authorities to end all attacks against civilians in Al-Qusayr was adopted.  In this resolution the Human Rights Council requested the Commission of Inquiry on Syria to conduct a comprehensive inquiry into the events in Al-Qusayr and to include its findings in its report to the Human Rights Council's 24th session, in September 2013.

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