Peace envoy Kofi Annan expressed "grave concern" to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday and Western nations threw out Syria's envoys to protest against a massacre of 108 civilians, many of them children, in the town of Houla.
Most of the 108 people killed in the Syrian town of Houla were civilians and entire families were shot in their homes, the UN human rights office said on Tuesday.
Witnesses and survivors have told UN investigators that most victims died in
Germany is expelling Syria's ambassador following a massacre in the town of Houla last week in which more than 100 people died, a government source said on Tuesday.
"The move was agreed in coordination with t