Weekday News Wrap: Wednesday, July 10, 2013
- Russia has presented evidence to the UN it says shows Syrian rebels attacked regime forces with sarin gas.
- Foreign Policy discusses a trend of European residents flocking to Syria to take up arms against Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
- US spying whistleblower Edward Snowden is likely to accept asylum in Venezuela to escape prosecution in his home country, according to Glenn Greenwald. IntLawGrrls has a post warning that with regards to his asylum, Snowden ought to be careful what he asks for.
- Three Somalis were convicted in a US federal district court of piracy, kidnapping and murder in the 2011 shooting deaths of four Americans sailing in the Indian Ocean off of Oman and could face the death penalty.
- A Pakistani government investigation has found that the unilateral decision by the US to launch a military operation to capture or kill Osama Bin Laden on Pakistani territory constituted “an act of war.”