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Syrian members of the Committee for Promotion of Virtues and... News PhotoAleppo,Built Structure,Civil War,Conflict,Crisis,Fighting,Flag,Guarding,Headquarters,Horizontal,Identity,Islam,Middle East,On Top Of,Organised Group,People,Politics,Rebellion,Syria,Syrian Civil War,V Sign,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSyrian members of the Committee for Promotion of Virtues and Prevention of Vice stand guard ontop of a building with a freshly painted wall with the name of the committee in Arabic at their headquarters in al-Bab, northern Syria, on November 21, 2012. The committee was created to fight abuses and crimes committed by members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) only, and has 80 elements recruited outside the FSA. The rebels faced growing criticism, particularly after a video was posted on YouTube earlier in November, appearing to show opposition fighters beating and executing soldiers after attacks. AFP PHOTO/FRANCISCO LEONG (Photo credit should read FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)