PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Syrian officer sentenced to life for war crimes

Clip: 01/13/2022 | 5m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Thursday, a court in Germany convicted a former Syrian secret police officer for crimes against humanity and sentenced him to life in prison over the torture of more than 4,000 detainees, the top House Republican defended his refusal to cooperate with Jan. 6 probe, and the Republican National Committee plans to forbid presidential nominees from participating in election debates.

Aired: 01/13/22

Rating: NR

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