UN Security Council to view evidence of Syrian regime's torture
France is set to host the meeting in the hopes of leading an international group who will bring the Syrian government to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the Associated Press (AP) reported.
The images that France is due to show the Security Council are part of a collection of 55,000 digital images of Syrians killed and tortured by troops loyal to President Bashar Assad.
Syria's Justice Ministry has dismissed the pictures of the torture victims as "politicized and lacking objectiveness," AP reported. According to the Syrian government, many of those depicted were killed in battle or tortured by militant groups.
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