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July 05, 2012

Russia Continues to Enable Mass Atrocities in Syria

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Despite relentless assaults by the Syrian regime on civilian populations, there is still no international arms embargo on Syria. This is largely due to Russia’s insistence on blocking such a measure at the UN Security Council. In this week's FirstCast, a Human Rights First podcast, we focus on the escalating violence in Syria and the Russian state arms dealer--Rosoboronexport--which continues to arm the Syrian regime with weapons. More on our work on Syria. Subscribe to FirstCast on iTunes and other platforms.