Amnesty Condemns Syrian Rebels

    In this Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 photo, a rebel sniper aims at a Syrian army position, seen with another rebel fighter reflected in a mirror, in a residential building in the Jedida district of Aleppo, Syria. Syrian fighter jets pounded rebel areas across the country on Monday with scores of airstrikes that anti-regime activists called the most widespread bombing in a single day since Syria's troubles started 19 months ago. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras).

    Narciso Contreras / AP Photo

    Amnesty International said on Friday the alleged killing of Syrian government soldiers by the rebels could be constituted as war crimes. The alleged execution, captured on video but not confirmed, occurred after rebels overran army checkpoints in Damascus and Aleppo. The video allegedly shows rebels kicking and pushing a dozen soldiers to the ground, and then a barrage of shots were fired at the soldiers. Meanwhile, fighting continues to rage in Syria, with the pro-opposition group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights saying that 150 people died in clashes on Thursday, including more than 70 government soldiers.

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