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Arab observer quits over Syria "horrors"

01-12-2012 14:08 BJT

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Algerian observer, Anwar Malek, has quit the Arab League team of observers in Syria. He says he saw a humanitarian disaster in the country, adding the mission was proving ineffectual in ending civilians’ suffering.

He also criticized the mission’s leader, Sudanese General Mohammed al-Dabi, saying "the head of the mission wanted to steer a middle course in order not to anger the Syrian authorities or any other side."

Anti-government protesters carry the coffin of Muhammad Khaled Al-Kaheel,
who protesters say was killed in earlier clashes with government troops,
during his funeral in Qudsaya near Damascus January 9, 2012.

Arab League observers visit the Syrian town of Mseifrah on January 5. An Arab League
observer in unrest-swept Syria said Wednesday he has quit the mission, accusing the regime
of committing a series of war crimes against its people and of duping his colleagues. (AFP
Photo/)

 

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