U.N. condemns Assad forces, but unease grows about rebels
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. General Assembly condemned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces and praised the opposition on Wednesday, but a decline in support for the resolution suggested growing unease about extremism among Syria's fractious rebels.
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U.N. Calls for Political Transition in Syria
The nonbinding resolution called for a transition to end the civil war there, but members of the United Nations recognized that it was unlikely to stem the violence.
U.N. General Assembly to vote on Syria resolution; Russia opposed
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. General Assembly is set to vote on Wednesday on a draft resolution that condemns Syrian authorities and accepts the opposition Syrian National Coalition as party to a potential political transition.
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For Sri Lanka, More Empty Words
For too long, the Sri Lankan government has turned a blind eye to its human rights abuses. United Nations resolutions — without tough action — won’t get it to change.
U.N. Body Condemns Sri Lanka
A United Nations human-rights body slammed Sri Lanka in a U.S.-sponsored resolution for failing to heal the wounds of a civil war that ended four years ago with tens of thousands of deaths and for continued rights violations.