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France probes war crimes committed in Syria

July 19, 2021

This is the first time a Western country is looking into atrocities committed by rebel groups, one being Jaish al-Islam, once considered the strongest armed opposition group in Syria. DW spoke to witnesses who say they suffered abuse and torture at the hands of the hard-liners.

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