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Syrian relatives of a detainee held by the Committee for Promotion of... News PhotoAdult,Aleppo,Civil War,Conflict,Crisis,Detainee,Family,Headquarters,Horizontal,Middle East,Politics,Rebellion,Social Issues,Syria,Syrian Civil War,Visit,Waiting,War,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPSyrian relatives of a detainee held by the Committee for Promotion of Virtues and Prevention of Vice wait at the 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)