It seems not. "Blaming the regime of President Bashar Assad for "ruthless suppression of what were initially peaceful and legitimate protests by unarmed civilians," the U.N. Human Rights Office today released a report that estimates at least 59,648 people had been killed in Syria through November in the protests and fighting there since March 2011." [More Than 60,000 Have Died In Syria, U.N. Estimates].
The moral animal has no compunction about killing other humans, even fellow citizens. And religion is at the root - isn't it?