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The human cost to the Syrian uprising

Blog, Middle East, News

May 30, 2011

A friend in Damascus recently sent me an email containing video evidence of civilians being shot and killed in Syria as the regime cracks down on protesters. Some scenes are graphic. The videos were titled in Arabic, so I have roughly translated them (excuse my basic Arabic skills): قتل النساء في...

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Death of innocence in Syrian uprising

Blog, Middle East

May 30, 2011

As the Syrian uprising grows momentum, so does the backlash from the Government. It has been reported that Hamza Alkhateeb, a young 13 year old boy, who had joined his family in a peaceful march in the city of Deraa to break the police siege where civilians had been randomly killed by security forces, was...

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