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Syrian soldiers' trophy videos emerge

Videos of Syrian soldiers callously beating prisoners and laughing whilst snipers fire from rooftops have emerged.

The videos, taken by soldiers on their phones, will no doubt provide evidence of government troops commiting human rights violations.

The trend of predominantly government forces from aross the world creating trophy videos shows no signs of abating.

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It appears implausible that the such a rise represents a worldwide moral decline, but instead, a brazen confidence in guaranteed impunity, coupled with technological availability.

However, whilst some individuals were busy with such macabre acts, videos have also emerged of Syrian soldiers defying orders to attack civilians and switching to the rebel side. 

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