Daily Archives: February 4, 2012

Video: Homs – A funeral rally for the martyrs of the massacre in Khaldiyeh

A funeral rally took place in Homs for the martyrs of the massacre in Khaldiyeh. It was reported that over 300 civilians were killed and over 1,300 injured. The protesters are chanting, ” Here I am at Your service O … Continue reading

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Video: Rice: Blood on hands of Russia and China

CNN’s Richard Roth discusses the recent failed resolution on Syria with U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice.

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Video: Al Jazeera reports on torture inside Homs

The Syrian government has been blamed by opposition groups for imprisoning tens of thousands of protesters calling for reform since the uprising began in March 2011. Rights groups beleive many of the prisoners have been tortured, some until death. Outside … Continue reading

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Nothing but my Words

By: Amal Hanano “What are you getting out of this?” This is the question I’ve been asked over and over for the past ten months and three weeks by people in my real life. It’s a legitimate question for all … Continue reading

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Video: Protests erupt at Syrian embassy in London

Police and protesters clashed outside the Syrian embassy in central London following the arrest of six activists who broke into the building, causing damage and injuring two police officers. Syrian embassies in Egypt, Germany, Spain and the US have also … Continue reading

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Russia and China Block U.N. Action on Syrian Crisis

By: Neil MacFarquhar and Anthony Shadid UNITED NATIONS — A United Nations Security Council effort to end the violence in Syria collapsed in acrimony and a veto by Russia and China on Saturday, hours after the Syrian military attacked the … Continue reading

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Video: Activists target Syrian embassy buildings in several cities

British police used batons to beat back protesters attempting to storm the Syrian Embassy in London for a second time after successfully breaking in early on Saturday. The crowd broke several of the embassy’s windows during the melee. Police said … Continue reading

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Tunisia “to withdraw recognition” of Syria government

By: Tarek Amara (Reuters) – Tunisia has started the procedure for withdrawing its recognition of the Syrian leadership under President Bashar al-Assad and for expelling the Syrian ambassador, the Tunisian president said on Saturday. Soon after the decision was announced, … Continue reading

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UN council to vote on Syria amid new assault

By: Anita Snow UNITED NATIONS European envoys to the Security Council said they would vote Saturday on a draft resolution backing an Arab League call for Syrian President Bashar Assad to step down amid talk that Russia would ask for … Continue reading

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Russia, China in double veto of UN Syria resolution

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Russia and China joined forces in a double veto on Saturday to knock down a Western-Arab U.N. Security Council resolution backing an Arab League plan for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to … Continue reading

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