Syrian regime sends reinforcements to besieged Eastern Ghouta

UN Human Rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein says the Syrian government's offensive in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta cannot be justified.

    UN Human Rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein says the Syrian government's offensive in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta cannot be justified.

    He says civilians are facing a catastrophe as government forces target a few hundred fighters. Monitors are reporting that the government has sent in reinforcements.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from neighbouring Lebanon.


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