23.11.2011 26.Cheschwan. 5772
General Assembly condemns Assad for rights violations; UN envoy Prosor: The “international community has spoken”.
Diplomats and Jewish leaders applauded the United Nations General Assembly for its first-ever resolution Tuesday condemning the violent Syrian crackdown on protests, praising the fact that many Arab countries voted in favor of the resolution.
The General Assembly resolution, which is non-binding, condemned Syria and its leader, Bashar Assad for brutal human rights violations including “arbitrary executions, excessive use of force and the persecution and killing of protesters and human rights defenders”. It also denounced the use of illegitimate detentions, forced disappearances and torture of detainees….