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Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, A/HRC/30/48, 13 August 2015

III. Impact of the Syrian conflict on various civilian groups and communities

M. Continuing investigations

163. Investigations continue into the impact of the conduct of the warring parties on other groups and communities, including but not limited to the elderly, persons with disabilities, those suffering from chronic illnesses, migrant workers and sexual minorities.

164. Sexual minorities have been targeted for execution by ISIS and Jabhat Al-Nusra. The Commission continues to investigate reports of ISIS fighters throwing gay men off high buildings, and their being beheaded by Jabhat Al-Nusra.

Link to full text of the report: Report-IICISyria-2015-eng