The Syrian representative to the UN Human Rights Council has said that the UN's report on the Houla massacre is dramatised and based on the testimony of "people fleeing from justice".
The commission has fallen into the trap of prejudice when it adopted the dramatisation and ... [betrayal of] the truth through exaggeration which are quite fantastic [and] when it attributes accusations against the Syria authorities based on testimonies of people fleeing from justice and ... biased media.
There have been claims of another massacre in Syria, with pictures apparently showing women and young children among the victims
A resident of Damascus has spoken to ITV News about what life is like in Syria's capital as the civil war in the country intensifies.
Syria's rebel fighters struck close to the heart of President Assad's regime as they bomb the main court building in Damascus