Thursday, March 7, 2013

Philippines demand release of UN peacekeepers in Syria...Why have the UK and US not called for their release?

The Philippines has demanded the immediate release of 21 of its nationals working as UN observers who have been kidnapped by rebels in Syria.

The group are being held by armed fighters in the Golan Heights.

The UN says they had been monitoring a ceasefire between Syria and Israel.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-21695658