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    COMBO - This combination of three satellite images released by Human Rights Watch shows the Masha al-Arb’een,neighborhood in Hama, Syria on Sept. 28, 2012, top; on Oct. 3, 2012 and on Oct. 13, 2012. The Syrian government used controlled explosives and bulldozers to raze thousands of residential buildings, in some cases entire neighborhoods, in a campaign that appeared designed to punish civilians sympathetic to the opposition or cause disproportionate harm to them, an international human rights group said Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. The demolitions took place between July 2012 and July 2013 in seven opposition districts in and around the capital, Damascus, and the central city of Hama, Human Rights Watch said in a new 38-page report. The New York-based group said the deliberate destruction violated international law, and called for an immediate end to the practice.(AP Photo/Human Rights Watch via Digital Globe)


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    COMBO - This combination of two satellite images released by Human Rights Watch shows the Masha al-Arb’een neighborhood in Hama, Syria on Sept. 28, 2012, left, and on Oct. 13, 2012. The Syrian government used controlled explosives and bulldozers to raze thousands of residential buildings, in some cases entire neighborhoods, in a campaign that appeared designed to punish civilians sympathetic to the opposition or cause disproportionate harm to them, an international human rights group said Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. The demolitions took place between July 2012 and July 2013 in seven opposition districts in and around the capital, Damascus, and the central city of Hama, Human Rights Watch said in a new 38-page report. The New York-based group said the deliberate destruction violated international law, and called for an immediate end to the practice. (AP Photo/Human Rights Watch via Digital Globe)









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