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Human Rights Watch Report (With Video) Sheds Light On Massive Abuses In Syria

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It doesn’t quite have the earth-shattering significance of Anthony Weiner’s Twitter feed, but if you’ve got some time to horrify yourself this morning, Human Rights Watch’s new report “We’ve Never Seen Such Horror': Crimes against Humanity in Daraa” is well worth your time. It’s on the ground reporting from a Syrian city that’s been the scene of mass violence from the regime in response to protests.

Here’s a video they put together featuring both commentary and exclusive footage shot by peaceful demonstrators on the ground:

I don’t have a firm policy view of what the United States government can or should do in Syria, but as citizens we should at the very least have our eyes open and know what’s happening and what’s been none. Know who has whose blood on whose hands.