Daily Archives: December 9, 2011

France pushes Syria meeting at divided UN council

By: Louis Charbonneau The U.N. Security Council agreed on Friday to a French request for a briefing on Syria’s rights crackdown from the U.N. human rights chief next week, overcoming resistance from Russia, China and Brazil, Western envoys said. Russian … Continue reading

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Syrian refugees seek shelter in Libya

By: Ruth Sherlock Thousands of refugees fleeing the escalating violence in Syria are seeking shelter in Libya, a country still recovering from its own civil war. Buses from Damascus, crammed with Syrian families, are arriving daily into the east Libyan … Continue reading

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UN rights chief presses Syria for access, confirms at least 1,000 security forces killed

The U.N. human rights chief pressed Syrian officials again on Friday to let observers enter the country and reiterated her concerns the conflict could erupt in civil war. In a briefing with reporters, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi … Continue reading

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Syrian protests trigger new deadly clashes

At least 24 people have been killed in renewed anti-government protests across Syria, activists say. Eleven of the deaths were in and around the city of Homs, while five were in the suburbs of Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human … Continue reading

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Video: Violence continues across Syria

Syrian forces have killed at least 30 people, including three children, after firing on anti-government demonstrations across the country during a planned national strike, activists have said. Two boys, ages 10 and 12, were hit by stray bullets near government … Continue reading

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Video: Lattakia, Syria – A man dying in the street [GRAPHIC]

A man shot by the security forces of Bashar Al Assad lays in the street dying with a severe wound to his stomach. He points towards the sky and exclaims “There is only one God and Muhammad is his messenger” – the … Continue reading

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Video: Powerful protests around Syria

Today around Syria, protesters call on the people of the world and the Muslims to help them against Assad’s massacres  

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Video: Homs, Syria – dead body dragged in the street.

The people of Homs, Syria face constant sniper fire on a daily basis. In order to retrieve the dead body of  their friends they have resorted using cables to drag his body to them.

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Video: Midan, neighborhood of Damascus protesting against Bashar Al Assad

A night protest at Al Thuria Mosque in the area of Midan, Damascus. The people are chanting for the downfall of the regime and exclaiming their faith in God.

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Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat named journalist of the year

BEIRUT: Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat was named journalist of the year at the 2011 Prize for Press Freedom for his defense of press freedom. “This year we are honoring a courageous journalist who has been the victim of brutal repression … Continue reading

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