1. Atrocities

    More Mass Killings Hit Syria

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    Thirteen factory workers were forced off a bus and executed by a pro-government militia in Syria near Qusair, in the west of the country, activists reported Friday. If the claims are true, it would be the third mass killing in the chaotic country in just a week. The U.N. Human Rights Council begun an emergency session Friday to discuss the violence, and it is expected to blame pro-government forces for last week's massacre in Houla, in which more than 100 people were killed, including 49 children.

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