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News Wrap: Syrian secret police officer sentenced to life in prison for war crimes

PBS, 14 Jan 2022
In our news wrap Thursday, a court in Germany convicted a former Syrian secret police officer for crimes against humanity and sentenced him to life in prison over the torture of more than 4,000 detainees, the top House Republican defended his refusal to cooperate with Jan. 6 probe, and the Republican National Committee plans to forbid presidential nominees from participating in election debates.

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