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Parl't committee deplores killing, kidnapping of activists

The parliamentary human rights committee expressed concerns over the assassination and kidnaping of activists, reiterating its call for revealing their current situation.

"We alert the government of the seriousness of the assassination and abduction of activists, and reiterate our concerns about the abduction and assassination of activists, bloggers and civic organizations," the committee said in a statement.

By name, the committee urged security authorities to disclose the circumstances of the assassination of activist Adnan Rostom, and affirmed the need to secure the lives of civilians, in accordance with international laws.